The Peralta Sail and Power Squadron offers a wide range of Educational
courses aimed at improving the boating skills and making our boating
experiences safer and more enjoyable. Courses are offered in four
convenient locations: San Leandro, San Mateo, San Francisco and Benicia.
Americas Boating Course - Third Edition has replaced the Squadron Boating Course. This course is far superior in as much as it contains a self tutorial for those who may need to miss a section, or simply take the course at home. course designed for all types of boating enthusiasts. This course gives students a strong foundation to build upon as they continue their boating education.
Americas Boating Course is offered free of
charge except for a nominal charge for the student text.
Those who would like a little more indepth knowledge on a specific topic can enroll in instructor led Seminars such as GPS, Anchoring, Power Boat Handling, Advanced Power Boat Handling, Radar and other worth while topics of interest to recreational boaters.
A number of Advanced and Elective Grade are available.
For more information on any of the courses offered by our squadron,
please choose a link to the right.
For dates that courses and seminars are offered, visit our Course Calendar.
Advanced and Elective Classes no longer requires membership in the United States Power Squadrons®. For questions or comments regarding the educational
offerings, please contact the Educational
Officer or leave a message on the BoatSafe Hotline at 650-592-3604.