Other Classes

The Boater Education Learning and Resource Center provides training on sail, power, and trailer boats. Classroom, on the water, and insurance checkout instruction are taught by U.S.C.G. licenced and insured captains. Our programs allow the public affordable and flexible options to begin or continue their nautical education. Our slogan is, "Where safety is our standard," and our goal is to give boat handlers the skills and confidence to operate all types of boats safely and properly.

Seaforth Boater Education offers complete and personalized Custom Yacht Instruction. Whether you are a first time yacht owner, or are just looking to improve upon your existing piloting and seamanship skills, you will become a competent boat handler with the confidence to operate your yacht safely and properly.

Our 6-hour private instruction on your yacht includes topics from the following:

  • How to prepare to leave the dock
  • Systems checks
  • Dockside Maneuvering
  • Boat Handling
  • Using the current, wind, and tides to your advantage
  • Local knowledge
  • Knot tying and usage
  • Securing lines & fenders
  • Weather preparation and planning
  • VHF communication
  • Basic navigation
  • GPS Course Plotting
  • Radar and onboard electronics use

Seaforth Boater Education also offers additional classes, clinics, and services, including:

  • Night Navigation
  • Power Boat Fundamentals
  • Yacht Chauffeur Services
  • Weekend trips to Catalina with a USCG Skipper
  • And much, much more!

Delivery captains are available upon request. Private instruction can be arranged to fit your schedule. Give us a call at (888) 834-2628 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Locations and Hours





Boats must return by
5:15 pm

Opening Hours Vary
by Location

(888) 834-2628

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