On-Water Training

Gaining Confidence Starts Here

Our On-Water Training Program is a fun, easy, and affordable way to develop and improve your boating skills. Whether you love boating and want to gain confidence at the helm, you’re considering buying or renting a boat and want to learn the basics, or you’re just curious about boating our On-Water Training Program offers courses that will meet your needs and help you reach your goals. The BoatUS Foundation is partnering with marinas, boat shows, and other organizations around the country to bring On-Water Training to a marina near you.


3 - 4 Students per boat
Taught by USCG Licensed Captains
3 hours on-water training


Introduction to Powerboating
Precision Docking & Boat Handling
Open-Water Boat Handling
Open-Water Advanced Maneuvering

Current Event Locations

Miami, FL

Miami Boat Show 2020

Feb 13 - 17

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Kent Island, MD

Bay Bridge Boat Show

Apr 17 - 19

Coming Soon

Rochester, NY

Fleet Boat Club

June 6

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Upcoming Locations

More coming soon!

General Cancellation Policy

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Our Partners


Past Event Photo Gallery

The instructor helped guide us into learning the basic functions of how to work a boat. It was fun and a great experience. Would love to come back and learn more.

Intro To Powerboating Student

Miami Boat Show - 2019