On-Water Training

Gain confidence at the helm with hands on training.

About the Program & Our Events:

Whether you love boating and want to gain confidence at the helm, you're considering buying or renting a boat and want to learn new skills, or you're just curious about boating, the BoatUS On-Water Training program is a fun, easy, and affordable!

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. One of our partners, Freedom Boat Club, is the world's oldest and largest boat club with 25,000+ members in 30 states and Canada, and is pleased to work with us in an exciting training capacity. Check below to find an event in your area.

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2019 Events

Wickford, RI

In-Command Seamanship

Multiple Dates

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Miami, FL

Miami Boat Show

February 14 - 18

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West Palm Beach, FL

Freedom Boat Club

February 23 & 24

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Lake Lewisville, TX

Freedom Boat Club

March 2 & 3

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Jacksonville, FL

Freedom Boat Club

March 23 & 24

Coming Soon

Orange Beach, AL

Wharf Boat & Yacht Show

March 29 - 31

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Baltimore, MD

Freedom Boat Club

April 6

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Stevensville, MD

Bay Bridge Boat Show

April 12 - 14

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Acworth, GA

Holiday Harbor Marina

April 13 - 14

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Rochester, NY

Fleet Boat Club

June 8

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Past Event Photo Gallery