Three 4-hour or two 6-hour days on a Swift Trawler 35
Course Price and Scheduling
Group Course: $895 per person. Total of three students–You and two other students, who we match you up with. Please click here to choose your course dates.
Private Course 1 Student: $2355 total. A private course just for you, based on your schedule. Click here to tell us when you would like to start.
Private Course 2 Students: $2455 total. A private course for you and someone you know, based on your schedule. Click here to tell us when you would like to start.
Private Course 3 Students: $2555 total. A private course for you and two people who you know, based on your schedule. Click here to tell us when you would like to start.
Information about the Course
This course is an intensive, 12-hour powerboat handling course that is designed to provide the skills necessary to maneuver a powerboat confidently, competently and safely in tight spaces. Successful completion of the program indicates the student has demonstrated competence in handling either a single or twin engine powerboat equipped with bow and stern thrusters in close quarters in light wind and/or currents. Core program elements include basic and advanced docking and undocking maneuvers, situational assessment and planning, crew communication and passenger safety.
For a full list of all topics (knowledge and skills) that will be covered click below.
Prerequisite – None
Boat utilized and description – 2021 Beneteau Swift Trawler 35
Trawlers have semi-displacement hulls that contribute to their performance and are designed to cut through high seas over long distances. Trawlers prompt you to explore far off islands with a powerful, reliable, efficient engine that also saves fuel. Trawlers have an excellent cruising range and can sail for hundreds of miles. The difference between the Swift Trawler and other trawlers: The Swift Trawler is fast – up to 20 knots.
Base location – Balboa Marina, Newport Beach, CA
The boat will be docked at the Balboa Marina where our office is located. This marina has some of the best facilities and is one of the best destinations in Southern California.
- Ample free parking
- Bathrooms and showers
- Two great restaurants with full bars – SOL Mexican Cocina & Tavern House Kitchen and Bar
- Starbucks across the street
- Gas station and minimart across the street
- Subway across the street
- RPBA 1101 textbook “Powerboat Handling Illustrated”
- Insurance, and safety gear (including life jackets)
- Fuel is NOT included and will be billed separately. Cost is $6 p/gallon.
Cost Matrix to Reschedule a Class
Call us at (949) 209-9931 with any questions or to book by phone.