The table below summarizes the schedule for courses and seminars by America's Boating Club - Marco Island this fall and winter. Most of these courses and seminars are available to the public as well as to members. For most courses, the course name is linked to a description. Courses with no specific start date listed are proposed, but not definite.

 

All classes except on-the-water classes are held at our Learning Center located in the Chamber-of-Commerce Plaza at 1114 N. Collier Blvd, Marco Island FL.  See Location for map. 

 

Courses and Seminars are currently limited to 7 people or 7 couples. We follow all CDC COVID Guidelines. 

Anyone with questions or who is interested in taking a course should contact our Senior Education Officer or the instructor.

    Senior Education Officer: P/D/C Ted Reiss SN - CN 

Register at least 10 Days before Start Date by contacting Ted Reiss.

  

Schedule 

Course Date Time Sessions Cost Instructor
America's Boating Course Sep 30, Oct 4, 6, 11, 14 1800  5 $40 Ted Reiss ++
America's Boating Course Dec 1, 6, 9, 13, 15 1800  5 $40 Ted Reiss ++
America's Boating Course Jan 6, 10, 13, 17, 20 1800  5 $40 Ted Reiss ++
America's Boating Course Feb 2, 7, 14, 16, 21 1800 5 $40  Ted Reiss ++
America's Boating Course Mar 3, 7, 10, 14, 17 1800 5 $40  Ted Reiss ++
America's Boating Course April as requested 1800 5 $40 Ted Reiss ++
Boat Handling (Seamanship) Oct 25, 28, Nov 1, 4, 8, 11, 15 1800  7 $70/$100* Nick Rago
Boat Handling (Seamanship) Feb 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, Feb 17, 22 1800 7 $70/$100* Nick Rago
Marine Navigation (Piloting) Jan 13, 20, 27, Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3, 10 0900  8 $80** Gene Burson
Advanced Marine Navigation (Advanced Piloting) Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 1300  8 $60** Ted Reiss
Offshore Navigation (Junior Navigation) Nov 11 start 1300  10 $120** Tippy Cavanagh
Instructor Development Dec 1, 6, 8, 13, 15 1300 5 Free** Ted Reiss
Weather Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15,22 0900 10 $70/$100* Rhonda Gloodt

           * Non-member cost        ** Members only 

 

Seminar Date Time Sessions Cost Instructor
Advanced Powerboat Handling Oct 18 1800 1 $40  Ted Reiss
Advanced Powerboat Handling Jan 24 1800 1 $40  Ted Reiss
Anchoring Nov 4 1800   1 $40 Nick Rago
Anchoring Feb 10 1800   1 $40 Nick Rago
Operations Training Dec 11 0900 1 Free** Ted Reiss
Charting / GPS Dec 14, 16 1800 1 $40 Carl Thieme, Ted Reiss
Charting / GPS Mar 1, 2 1800 1 $40 Carl Thieme, Ted Reiss
Partner in Command Feb 18 0900 1 $40 Peggy Reiss, Ted Reiss
Hurricane Preparedness Mar 21 1800 1 $40 Rhonda Gloodt, Ted Reiss
First Aid/CPR Jan or Feb   1 Free MI EMS
HOT - Hands on Training As Requested   1 Free** Ted Reiss, ??
Vessel Simulator As Requested   1, 2 Free** Various
Jump Start As Requested   1 Free** Various

           ** Members only