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First Mate Boat Handling

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First Mate Boat Handling
Captain Alyse shows Beth the ropes... and how to handle them! Practice makes perfect so we encourage hands-on training aboard our boat SANDY HOOK. Everyone gets time as Mate AND Captain because you two are the only students aboard with us. Tailor made to your needs.
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Are you a reluctant First Mate? How involved in your boat operations do you want to be? We tailor this seminar for your level of comfort. For brand new First Mates who have never touched an anchor - and aren't quite sure they want to- our coaching helps these Mates to support their Captains. No yelling please!

Or, for the well seasoned First Mate who wants to gain more confidence, Captains Chris & Alyse can teach you about docking, systems management and navigation. We can do a one-on-one session or gather a few like-minded friends aboard your own boat and practice hands-on.

Schedule us for your next Club Meeting or Rendezvous OR we can arrange a custom seminar just for you. Come meet us at one of the many upcoming boating events or email us your dates.



Learn aboard our boat in Florida or your boat anywhere!
Head phones can help with communication when you can't see each other. Mate Haldine is doing fine handling lines at a lock.
How about anchoring- could you drop it or pick it up if you had to help an injured Captain? We will show you how!

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