United States Power Squadrons

Partner in Command

An Essential Intro to Boating for Every Crew Member

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Are you a regular passenger on your family's or friend's boat? Become more confident with anchoring, docking, signal handling, emergencies, first aid and much more. Learn essential information on how to assist in the safe operation of your boat.


About the Course

Two leading boating education organizations with a history of making boating education easy and affordable, have teamed up to offer a fully interactive online seminar for those First Mates who may find themselves needing to take command of the family boat. Partner in Command, from the US Power Squadrons (USPS), in partnership with the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety, aims to acquaint the First Mate with basic skills he or she may need in an emergency.

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