Courses

America's Boating Club Music City Squadron provides courses and seminars as a public service to promote safe boating.

  • One of the most popular and useful classes is called America's Boating Course  a course for all boaters, whether a hunter or fisherman, power boat operator, a jet-skier, or sailer.
  • All boaters must follow the same nautical rules, regulations, and courtesies of the sea.  All are subject to the same forces of nature while boating.  Does your state have boater education laws?
  • As boating is often a family activity, the course is of value to all members of a boating family.  Our Squadron encourages families to attend as groups.
  • We believe that the more educated a boater becomes, the more likely that boater will be a safe boater.  America's Boating Course is the beginning of boating education.
  • This course meets the educational standards of the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators and includes a proctored examination as required by many states and insurance companies. Does your state have boater education laws?
  •  Instruction is free but there is a nominal charge for course material.  Successful completion of a course also qualifies the student to membership in any USPS Squadron within the US.
  • Qualified, enthusiastic, and experienced USPS instructors provide instruction as a civic service.  There is never a charge for instruction; the only costs are those for materials. 
  • In addition to teaching public boating courses in the Nashville area, members participate in Advanced Grades and Elective Courses for their own education.
  • Click here to receive more information about the ABC Class.
  • Click here for upcoming courses.

 

Come for the Boating Education......                                

                                                   .......Stay for the FriendsSM

 
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Nashville Boating

Upcoming Events and Educational Opportunities:

EVENTS

May Meeting - Marinette Yachts presentation
Date - May 19, 2022 
Location: Anchor High Marina / Rudders Restaurant
Time: 6:00 pm
 
Vessel Inspection Day @ Gallatin Marina
Date - May 21,2022 
Location: Gallatin Marina (check in at the Ships Store)
Time: 9am - 12noon
 
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES - 
 
ABC Class
Flexibile times slots will be made available based on the needs of the students between April 30 and May 31.
Class includes 2-4 hour sessions. Contact Randy Stone for scheduling. rstone@nashvillemachine.com or 6154050117
Location may vary based on dates and times of the classes.
 

SAFETY TIP
 ELECTRICAL SHOCK DROWNING (ESD) BY DIY AC SAFETY TEST FOR BOAT AND DOCK OWNERS.  All boat and dock owners must check your AC electrical system for stray current that could cause electrical shock and potential death to swimmers.  It could save a life.

VESSEL SAFETY CHECKS - America's Boating Club's Vessel Safety Inspectors are eager to inspect your boat anytime during the boating season for FREE.  Please request Vessel Safety Inspections via our online request in the Vessel Safety Check tab.  A Vessel Safety Inspector will contact you shortly after your request is recieved.  

 

2022 Bridge Leadership

Commander -

Bobby Naylor, AP

Executive Officer -

Ray Alley, AP CN

Education Officer -

Randy Stone, AP

Assistant Education Officer -

Art Chapman, P

Vessel Safety Ck CH -

Art Chapman, P

Secretary -

Diane Chapman, P

Treasurer -

Jane Malatak, P

Historian - 

Jane Malatak, P

Web Master/ IT - 

Mickey Box, AP

Member-at-Large -

Barry Cleveland, AP

 

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