Florida Sailing and Cruising School

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Improve your skills, gain confidence, and learn to be safe on the water.

Sign up for a "First Mate" Course today!

2-Day Hands-on Training
$195 per person

This class is designed for the "First Mate" on board. The course combines classroom and onboard instruction aboard a 32-42 foot power yacht.

Students will learn boating terminology, ship's systems, USCG- required safety equipment three basic knots, proper line handling, use of the marine VHF radio, emergency procedures, basic chart reading, docking and handling the vessel, and many good seamanship tips!

There is a maximum of six students per boat. Fun with friends and fun on the water. Call to schedule a class for your Yacht or Cruising Club soon!!

We can set up a class tailored to meet the needs of
your yacht or cruising club.
Give us a call today!

Here's what our students have to say...

"[Instructor] was very patient and handled all instruction professionally." -Mary S., Ft.Myers

"Great boat for this class. Great learning tools. Easy to follow and learn." - Marilyn M., Ft.Myers

"The class exceeded my expectations. Would highly recommend to other club members." - Karen H., Ft.Myers


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Florida Sailing & Cruising School
3444 Marinatown Lane N.W. • North Fort Myers • Florida 33903
(239) 656-1339 (800) 262-7939 Fax (239) 656-2628

Marinatown Marina 26° 38.5'N 81° 53.0'W
Burnt Store Marina 26° 45.71' N 82° 04.20'W

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