2017 Education Calendar


America's Boating Course
Date Day/Time Location Course Registration
or
Information

Starting
May 31st
continuing to
June 27th

1st class
on
Thursday, then
4-meetings on Weds
7:00 p.m.
to about
9:15 p.m.
San Leandro
Yacht Club
20 Mulford Point Dr.
San Leandro
ABC3
8-hr

Inquire for registration information

 
Advanced Grades (Now open to USPS Members & Non-Members)
Course Date Time Location Registration
or
Information
Seamanship
or
Boat Handling

Fall
2018

Most Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
to about
9:15 p.m.
San Leandro
Yacht Club
20 Mulford Point Dr.
San Leandro
Inquire for registration information
Piloting

Completed
August
2017

Most Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
to about
9:15 p.m.
San Leandro
Yacht Club
20 Mulford Point Dr.
San Leandro
Course Completed
Advanced Piloting

Started
20 September
Thru Mid November


Most Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
to about
9:15 p.m.
San Leandro
Yacht Club
20 Mulford Point Dr.
San Leandro
Course Completed
Junior Navigation Summer
2018
Most Wednesdays 7:00 p.m.
to about
9:15 p.m.
San Leandro
Yacht Club
20 Mulford Point Dr.
San Leandro
Inquire for registration information
Navigation TBA      
Electives (Now open to USPS Members & Non-Members)
Course Date Time Location Registration
Cruise Planning TBA       
Engine Maintenance Starting
8 February
2018
Most Thursdays
7:00 p.m.
to about
9:15 p.m.
San Leandro
Yacht Club
20 Mulford Point Dr.
San Leandro
Inquire for registration information
Instructor Development TBA      
Marine Electrical Systems TBA      
Marine Communications Systems TBA      
Marine Navigation Systems Competed
4 May
  San Leandro
Yacht Club
20 Mulford Point Dr.
San Leandro
Course Completed
Sail TBA      
Weather TBA      
Webinars (Open to All) Links will open a new page at the USPS National Web Site.
Emergency Locator Beacons TBA      
Thunderstorms Severe Weather Forcasting TBA      
Seminars (Open to All) Links will open a new page at the USPS National Web Site.
Advanced Power Boat Handling TBA      
Anchoring

TBA

     
Basic Coastal Navigation

TBA

     
Basic Weather & Forecasting

TBA

     
Boat Handling under Power TBA      
Emergencies on Board TBA      
How to Use a Chart TBA      

Hurricanes and Boats

TBA      
Knots, Bends and Hitches TBA      
Marine RADAR TBA      
Mariners Compass TBA      
Mastering the Rules of the Road TBA      
Paddle Smart TBA      
Partner in Command TBA      
Practical On The Water Training TBA     Please
e-Mail
Sail Trim and Rig Tuning

TBA

     
Tides & Currents TBA      
Trailering Your Boat TBA      
Using GPS TBA      
VHF / DSC Marine Radio TBA      

Please let us know which seminars or classes you are interested in so we may schedule them.

Courses Offered


Advanced Grades

Elective Courses

Seminars

Learning Guides


Educational Calendar

Course Calendar

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