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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Annapolis, MD

Freedom Boat Club

August 16, 2018

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Lake Travis, TX

Freedom Boat Club

August 18 & 19, 2018

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Tampa, FL

Tampa Boat Show

September 7 - 9, 2018

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Warwick, RI

Freedom Boat Club

September 8 & 9, 2018

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Boston, MA

Freedom Boat Club

September 15 & 16, 2018

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Norwalk, CT

Norwalk Boat Show

September 20 - 23, 2018

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Rochester, NY

Fleet Boat Club

September 29, 2018

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Washington, DC

The Boat Life Festival

September 29 & 30, 2018

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Annapolis, MD

Power Boat Show

October 11 - 14, 2018

Coming Soon

Wickford, RI

In Command Seamanship

October 13, 2018

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Tentative 2018 Locations:

• Los Angeles, CA
• San Diego, CA
• Daytona, FL
• Chicago, IL