America’s Boating Club, an affiliate of the United States Power Squadrons, has launched its first dedicated Learning Center at Fisherman’s Cove Resort in Tavares, Fla.
The initial schedule of the hands-on boating courses will include classes every Saturday and Sunday. More will be added as demand warrants.
Additional locations are going to be announced in the coming month. The centers are designed to build operator confidence at the helm with students learning from certified instructors. The sessions include classroom and on-water training and are tailored to provide personal coaching for each student. The classes can be focused for beginners and advanced boaters.
“For more than 100 years, America’s Boating Club has been striving to find new ways to spread safe and enjoyable boating techniques for the benefit of the entire community, like through our new Learning Centers,” Gary Cheney, chief commander, United States Power Squadrons, said in a statement. “Since we are a non-profit, our courses are affordable and by setting up our Learning Centers in key locations across the country, we are making it easier for people to get hands-on, high-quality training and gain valuable experience. Whether you visit a Learning Center or join one of our local Squadrons, we encourage every boater to never stop learning.”
Fisherman’s Cove Marina is located on Lake Harris, which covers 15,322 acres of water.