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Sachem's Head Yacht Club Instructor/Launch Operator Training

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These courses are custom designed for the SHYC Instructors and Launch Operators. They are not open to the public. Only SHYC Instructors and Launch Operators may register. If you are interested in taking a course similar to these courses, please contact us at to customize a course.

Instructor Course: (4-6 hours) Review and refresh on safe powerboat handling specific to skills that sailing instructors need to know and practice! We will work on towing, MOB, docking, assisted capsize recovery, engine trouble shooting, and more!

Launch Operator: (4-6 hours) We will work on docking, operating at safe speeds, tips and tricks about carrying passengers, coming alongside a mooring, MOB recovery & procedure, engine systems, holding position alongside a stationary object, and more!