Module 3: Open Water Boat Handling is a course that will take about three hours. During the course, the following are some of the skills you will master during the Open-Water Boat Handling course.

  • Pre-departure and Safety Check
  • Proper Lookout
  • Finding Displacement Mode
  • Steering Straight in Displacement Mode and Changing Course
  • Crossing Waves in Displacement Mode
  • Stopping in Displacement Mode
  • Avoiding Objects in Displacement Mode
  • Ferrying: Bow-to-Wind & Stern-to-Wind
  • Ferrying: Bow-to-Current
  • Holding Station: Bow-to-Wind & Stern-to-Wind
  • Holding Station: Bow-to-Current
  • Shoreline Landing and Departure