Nationally Recognized Education for the Recreational Boater

America's Boating Club - Marco island offers a wide range of courses to improve the boating skills and knowledge of both novice and experienced boaters. Scheduled courses and seminars for the upcoming fall and winter are listed below. Click on a course name to view it's description. 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.

Anyone with questions or who is interested in taking a course should contact Senior Education Officer: P/D/C Ted Reiss SN - CN 

Register at least 10 Days before start date by contacting Ted Reiss.

Schedule 

Course Instructor  Date $ Cost Classes Time
America's Boating Course Ted Reiss++ Oct 3, 5, 10, 13, 17 40 5 1800

America's Boating Course

Ted Reiss++ Dec 1, 5, 8, 12, 15 40 5 1800

America's Boating Course

Ted Reiss++ Jan 9, 12, 16, 18, 23 40 5 1800

America's Boating Course

Ted Reiss++ Feb 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 40 5 1800

America's Boating Course

Ted Reiss++ March 6, 9, 13, 15, 20 40 5 1800

America's Boating Course

Ted Reiss April    As Requested 40 5 1800

Boat Handling

Nick Rago

Oct 20, 24, 27, 31, Nov 3, 7, 10 

70/100** 7 1800
Boat Handling Nick Rago Feb 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, Feb 23, 28  70/100** 7 1800
Marine Navigation Gene Burson Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15 80/120** 9 0900
Marine Navigation Gene Burson Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar 2 80/120** 9 0900
Advanced Marine Navigation Ted Reiss Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, Dec 1, 8 70/110** 8 1300
Advanced Marine Navigation Ted Reiss Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 70/110** 8 1300
Offshore Navigation Tippy Cavanagh Dec 6, 13, 20, Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21 120* 11 0900
Electronic Navigation Ed Gerri Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 70/100** 8 0900
Weather Rhonda Gloodt Jan 4, 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 70/100** 8 1300
Instructor Development Ted Reiss TBD January??? Free* 5 1300

 

    * Member Only      ** Member cost / Non-member cost  

 

Seminar Instructor  Date $Cost Classes Time
Partner in Command Peggy & Ted Reiss Feb 6 40/60**
per couple
1 1800
Charting / GPS Carl Thieme, Ted Reiss Dec 6, 7 40/60** 2 1800
Charting / GPS Carl Thieme, Ted Reiss Mar 1,2 40/60** 2 1800
Operations Training Ted Reiss Nov 12 Free* 1 0900
Anchoring Nick Rago Oct 31 40/60** 1 1800
Anchoring Nick Rago Feb 16 40/60** 1 1800
Hurricane Preparedness Rhonda Gloodt, Ted Reiss Mar 21 40/60** 1 1800
Vessel Simulator Training Ted Reiss As Requested Free* 1, 2  
VHF Radio Dave Randall Jan 10 40/60** 1 1800
On the Water Training Ted Reiss As Requested Free* 1, 2  
CPR/First Aid Marco Island EMT TBD Jan-Mar??? ??? 1 ???

 

    * Member Only      ** Member cost / Non-member cost