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John Dial wants to give new and experienced boaters more confidence on the water. Dial founded At The Helm Training in Stuart, Fla., to provide boater education aboard the owner’s boat.

“We want to train you — on your boat,” Dial told Trade Only Today. “We’ve developed a comprehensive syllabus to take that new boat owner, or the owner who’s now moving into a bigger boat, and teach them the things that will enhance the safety, pleasure and enjoyment of their investment of time and money with their families.”

Courses are tailored to train operators aboard their specific boats, from pontoons and wakeboats to outboard center consoles and inboard cruisers, Dial said.

The courses include instruction on the boat’s systems and performing routine maintenance.

“We will correctly nurture our new members and retain our more experienced members as their boating horizons expand,” said Dial, who has logged hundreds of thousands of miles as a yacht and fishing captain.

At the Helm is seeking partnerships with brokers and dealers, as well as licensed captains. Click here for information.


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