We recognize the need for educating those new to boating. Osprey Marine offers private and class lessons in basic boating skills, close quarters handling, navigation and "Rules of the Road".
Private Lessons on Your Vessel or Ours
Consultation on types of vessels and what might suit the needs of you and your family if purchasing a new boat
Private instruction in handling your boat including docking, navigation and the "rules of the road"
Instruction in safe boating, VHF radio operation, radar, electronic navigation and more.
16 Hour Recreational Boating Course
This class is based upon the Coast Guard licensing requirements for obtaining the MMC. It covers topics in more depth than the NYS safe boating class and goes beyond the basics. Included in the curriculum: Rules of the Road, Deck Safety, Weather, Navigation, Plotting, Electronics and Vessel Handling.
Devoted specifically to navigation and plotting beginning with its' history and applications throughout the ages. Topics include geography of the earth, determining latitiude and longitude, use of nautical charts, celestial, lunar and solar fixes, use of electronic navigational
equipment (Loran, GPS, Radar, Electronic Charts, etc)