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Brush Up on Boating Skills with St. Pete Sail & Power Squadron

Are you ready to expand your boating knowledge & skills?
St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron Courses

America's Boating Course will be presented beginning Monday, July 11, 2011 from 7-9 PM and continue for an additional three weeks on Monday nights. This program, presented over four evenings by the St Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron, is available to anyone 12 or older. It covers Required Safety Equipment, Boat Handling, Rules of the Road, Navigation Aids, Anchoring, Adverse Conditions, Communications, Trailering, PWC Operation, Knots and Lines, Introduction to Charts and more. This is an essential course for all boaters. Graduates qualify for a six month free trial Power Squadron membership, a Florida Boating Safety Education ID Card and may qualify for insurance discounts.

WHEN: Beginning Monday, July 11, 2011, 7-9 PM and continuing for an additional three Monday evenings.
WHERE: St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 2nd Ave SE, Demens Landing, St. Petersburg
COST: Instruction is Free, Materials $35 per Family. Maximum of 20 students.
CONTACT: Register on-line at www.boating-stpete.org or call 727-498-4001. Pre-registration is required.

The United States Power Squadron's Seminar Series: Sail Trim & Rig Tuning will be presented by the St. Petersburg Sail and Power Squadron on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 7-9 PM. This seminar shows in clear and simple terms how to use and adjust sales for optimum performance under a wide range of conditions. The seminar comes with a waterproof USPS Captain's Quick Guide written by North Sails and Student Notes.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 13, 7-9 PM
WHERE: St. Petersburg Sailing Center, 250 2nd Ave SE, Demens Landing, St. Petersburg, FL;
COST: Instruction Free, Materials $25 per Family; Maximum of 20 students; pre-registration required
CONTACT: www.boating-stpete.org