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Private Classes: Can be held anytime, at your convenience!
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Public Classes: Our public class schedule is listed below. Additional classes are added on an ongoing basis. We are always open to Continuing Education, Community Colleges, Park & Rec. Departments, Yacht Clubs and Marinas to have us as instructors for their programming.
All Boat Safe Connecticut sponsored public classes are $89.00 per student, are eight hours in length, and are held throughout Connecticut at various Yacht Clubs and Marinas, Sporting Goods and Boating stores, Town Halls, Fire Departments, Senior Centers and Park & Rec Departments (Note: Towns and Park & Rec. departments may set their own prices). Late registration/walk-ins are accommodated with space available.
For your convenience, private classes can be held within days of initial contact. Costs are: $489.00 for up to 4 students, $89.00 for each additional student. No limit to number of students. Classes are eight hours, held in a day or evening format, and conducted over one or more days to meet your requirements. After passing, students will be able to immediately purchase and print their license from the CT D.E.E.P. website.
This option is for individuals either with or without prior certification who are not interested in obtaining a "Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation" but want to learn the basics of boating to be a guest of others, or wish to refresh their knowledge of boating safety and operation. In addition, use this option to add the "jet-ski" operator certification to your current "Safe Boating Certificate."
Confidence operating your own boat - launching, docking, navigating, more! Boat Safe Connecticut is certified by the National Safe Boating Council for its 'Open Water Boat Control' & 'Close Quarters Boat Control' hands-on training performed under the direct supervision of a NSBC instructor and U.S.C.G. Licensed Captain. Travel charges may apply.
We offer Captain's Services by USCG licensed Captains for charters, on-water vessel transport between US locations & new vessel on-water deliveries.
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Contact us for boating license special pricing for your group and for all boating instruction.
The only additional expense a student will incur to obtain their C.P.W.O. (Boating License) is a one-time processing fee paid directly to the State of Connecticut D.E.E.P. via debit or credit card (MasterCard or Visa logo) in the amount of $50.00. Once purchased, you can go back to the D.E.E.P. website any time in the future to download and print additional copies of your C.P.W.O. at no additional cost.