You asked for them and here they are! Free Boating Classes!
Location at Fay’s Boat Yard – Upstairs Classroom
“How to Read a Chart 101” – this will take a look at the various charts of Lake Winnipesaukee and through a power-point presentation, give some differences between them. Also planned is a discussion on what the various buoys indicate, what sort of warning signs are on the Lake (for boaters), and by the end of the class you should have some basic knowledge of charting on Lake Winnipesaukee.
Dates & Times:
Sun 7/10 (2pm-4) Mon 7/11 (10am-12) Sun 7/17 (2pm-4) Mon 7/18 (10am-12), Sun 8/7 (2pm-4), Mon 8/8 (10 am -12)
“Knot Tying” – How do you secure your boat to a dock? And more! Do you know how to tie a square knot, a clove hitch, a cleat knot, a bowline, a taught-line hitch, or two half-hitches?? By the end of this class, you will!! And, you get to keep the line to practice with afterwards.
Dates & Times:
Sun 7/10 (10am-12) Mon 7/11 (2pm-4) Sun 7/17 (10am-12) Mon 7/18 (2pm-4) Sun 8/7 (10am-12) Mon 8/8 (2pm-4)
“Ladies at the Helm” – Sorry guys, this is for the ladies only! A brief classroom time, discussing boat operation and handling, and then, courtesy of Fay’s Boat Yard, we’ll go out on a pontoon boat for some practical work (weather permitting). After that, if you’re interested in further instruction, arrangements can be made with a qualified instructor for individual lessons on your own boat.
Dates & Times: Sat 7/9 (10am-12) & (2pm-4) Sat 8/6 (10am-12) & (2pm-4) Sat 7/16 (10am-12)&(2pm-4)
“Docking 101” – this ‘class’ will be held by appointment only because it will be done on your own boat with a qualified staff member or member of the United States Power Squadrons. There is a small fee for the instructor’s time. Please contact Linda at email@example.com to set up an instructor and they will confirm directly. A fee will be paid directly to instructor.
Certification for Boater’s License – An America’s Boating Course is scheduled for Saturday, August 27th from 8:30AM – 3:00PM (lunches and snacks will be needed to be brought by the student). This is a United States Power Squadron certified course and exceeds the requirements for the NH Boating Certificate. The fee is $45 (cash only) for book and we recommend picking up book prior to class. There will be a test at end of class and you will receive license in mail. Contact Linda for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org