Whether you love boating and want to gain confidence at the helm, you’re considering buying or renting a boat and want to learn new skills, or you’re just curious about boating, the BoatUS On Water Training program at Prince William Marina is a fun, easy, and affordable way to develop your sea legs!
A 1-hour Basic Boat Handling course is affordably priced at $49 and covers slow speed maneuvering, docking, and close quarters handling in tight spaces.
A 1-hour Docking Concepts course is great for those looking to work on docking in windy conditions and offers practice using steering, shifter, and throttle. It is also $49, and starts at 9:30 am or 9:45 am and runs again throughout the day.
For those boaters with more experience, a 2-hour Intermediate Boat Handling course starts at 9:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:45 pm, and is $149 if taken in a single prop vessel, or $175 for a twin prop. It covers open water boat handling, how to take wakes, using trim/tilt for boat balance, docking and backing down in tight spaces.