Advanced Powerboat cruising Certification

Advance your skills even more and cruise the world with ease by taking the Inshore Powerboat Cruising class. This “on-the-water” course focuses on the responsible operation of a cruising powerboat for multiple days in unfamiliar waters in sight of land.

Advanced Powerboat Cruising Course includes instructor review, self study and two “on the water” lessons. Practical skills include command and control of the vessel in open water sea conditions using navigation systems piloting to local areas of interest, Redondo, Malibu and Catalina Island.

PREREQUISITE: Basic Powerboat  Certification Course.

Malibu Lessons:

4-hour on the water lesson navigating to Malibu Paradise Cove and Kellers Shelter. Practical skills learned include intermediate boat handling, open water maneuvers, anchoring, navigation systems including chart plotter, radar/scanner, sonar and emergency procedures.

Malibu Lesson Pricing:

  • Aboard Cruisers 370 Express: $1,440 for 4 -hour lesson.
  • Aboard Carver 52 Command Bridge: $1,800 for 4-hour lesson.
  • Aboard Marquis 55 LS Bridge: $1,680 for 4-hour lesson.

Price includes training vessel, instructor and insurance. Additional charges for fuel usage and 10% marina tax.

Catalina Lessons: 

8-hour on the water lesson navigating to Catalina’s Emerald Bay, Two Harbors and Avalon. Practical skills learned include intermediate boat handling, open water maneuvers, anchoring, mooring, radar/scanner, sonar and dinghy management.

Catalina Lesson Pricing:

  • Aboard Cruisers 370 Express: $2,880 for 8-hour lesson.
  • Aboard Carver 52 Command Bridge: $3,600 for 8-hour lesson.
  • Aboard Marquis 55 LS Bridge: $3,360 for 8-hour lesson.

Price includes training vessel, instructor and insurance. Additional charges for fuel usage and 10% marina tax.