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Powerboat Safe Handling Course

Event Start Date:September 21, 2019

Event End Date:September 22, 2019

Event Venue:UC Aquatic Center at the Berkeley Marina

This new hands-on, two-day course, from Cal Adventures and in partnership with Nautical Solutions, LLC, is for anyone who wants to learn how to safely operate a small motorboat, improve their boat handling skills and who is interested in learning about support/rescue boat operation strategies. No experience necessary.

The first day (Saturday) will focus on safe powerboat handling while the second day (Sunday) focuses on rescue support. Participants may elect to register for either of the sessions separately.

Cal Adventures will provide all equipment including powerboats, wetsuits and personal floatation devices (PFDs).


Full-course – $350
Day 1 – $250
Day 2 – $200


Dates Days Time Action
9/21-9/22 Sat-Sun 9 a.m – 5 p.m. Register
9/21 Sat 9 a.m – 5 p.m. Register
9/22 Sun 9 a.m – 5 p.m. Register

Location: UC Aquatics Center at the Berkeley Marina

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