Hands-on Boating Instruction

Hands-on Boating Instruction

Reservations are necessary.

Passenger loads are limited to 2 students. The minimum age to be a student is 10 years. The total weight limit for passengers is 440 pounds. No additional items such as coolers, boxes, bags, fishing equipment, or additional items of clothing except which can be worn before boarding. Type II or type IV PFD must be donned before boarding and worn until the the student is out of the vessel.

Instruction will be scheduled in blocks of 45 minutes beginning with a classroom introduction course of 3 hours. Hands-on sessions may be abbreviated if the instructor feels the conditions are not conducive to safe boating. Should this become necessary, any time remaining in the allotted 45 minute schedule will be added to the follow-up class.

Under certain conditions and considerations, special arrangements can be made for the instructor to give these hands-on instructions at the students location and using the student’s powered vessel. Contact Champlain Canal Tour Boats at [link_obfuscate_telephone tel=”(518) 695-5609″] to discuss the details.

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