America’s Boating Course




Event Details


Starts Jul 27, 2019
Ends Jul 27, 2019

Become a Better Boater, Take an In-Person Boating Course, America’s Boating Course offered in Austin, TX in 2019!

The most comprehensive in-person boating course available, America’s Boating Course gives you the skills you need to enjoy your time on the water and boat with confidence.

Taking a boating class reduces your risk of accidents and injuries, saves you money on boat insurance, and qualifies you for a state boat license or operator certificate in most states. America’s Boating Course is approved to obtain the required Texas Parks and Wildlife boat operator certificate for anyone born on or after September 1, 1993, who wishes to operate certain vessels on public water ways of Texas.

Our in-person boating course includes an comprehensive introduction to boating, covering boat types, boat engines, boat selection and more. You’ll learn about boating laws and regulations as well as boat registration and licensing. Get in-depth knowledge of boating safety equipment, and learn how to become a safe boater by learning the do’s and don’ts of boater safety.

Gain practical knowledge of navigation, rules of the road, handling emergencies and mechanical problems on the water, the basics of towing and trailering, important information for hunters, anglers and water sports enthusiasts, and so much more.

Our in-depth boating knowledge course, America’s Boating Course, will be offered as a classroom course on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 9 am to 4pm at the Travis County West Service Center, 4501 Ranch Rd 620 North.

Registration for an ABC class can be done at Click on the America’s Boating Course site and enter your postal zip code. Registration is also available on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department boating education site.

Event Venue


  • Venue
    Austin Power Squadron
  • About
    The Austin Power Squadron is a non-profit, fraternal group of civic volunteers dedicated to improving the safety of recreational boating through education and having fun along the way.
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