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You're in command - Boating is fun...we'll show you how


The North River Sail and Power Squadron holds regularly held classes. You may register for any of the following classes on-line below. Please check individual class listings for location.   Most classes are located at -

Class Location:

Waterfront Alliance
217 Water St, 3rd Fl (elevator: 133 Beekman St.)
New York, NY 10038
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Scheduled Classes:

Wednesday, March 06, 2019 Junior Navigation 2019
First of two open ocean navigation USPS offers, JN covers ocean plotting, navigation software and celestial navigation. Students are prepared to serve as Navigator on an ocean voyage, with a sample Newport-Bermuda cruise and an equivalent test. If...
Monday, March 11, 2019 Piloting 2019 Spring
Piloting (Coastal Navigation) is the first of the navigational classes focusing on techniques for piloting a boat in coastal and inland conditions. The course emphasizes planning and checking along with the use of GPS for determining position, and...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Advanced Piloting 2019 Spring
Advanced Piloting is the second in the sequence of USPS courses on navigation. It continues to build coastal and inland navigation skill, allowing the student to take on more challenging conditions – unfamiliar waters, limited visibility, and...

Past Classes:

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Junior Navigation
Saturday, November 07, 2015 Seamanship One Day Class
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Navigation 2016 S
Monday, February 22, 2016 Piloting 2016 S
Monday, February 22, 2016 Marine Communications Systems 2016 S
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Sail 2016 S
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Advanced Piloting 2016 S
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Electronic Navigation
Monday, March 20, 2017 Piloting 2017 S
Monday, March 20, 2017  Sail 201 S
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Marine Communications Systems 2017 S
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Advanced Piloting 2017 S
Monday, April 03, 2017 Marine Electrical Systems 2017
Monday, September 11, 2017 Piloting 2017 Fall
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Junior Navigation
Monday, September 18, 2017 Weather
Monday, March 05, 2018 Piloting 2018 Spring
Tuesday, March 06, 2018  Junior Navigation 2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Electronic Navigation 2018
Monday, September 17, 2018 Piloting 2018 Fall
Saturday, March 02, 2019 America's Boating Course (ABC3) 2018

Boating Class

America's Boating Course: One of the best ways to have a fun boating experience is to "know before you go". If you are a new boater or an experienced boater in need of a refresher course, consider taking a boating course.

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