Learn boating skills necessary to meet the certification requirements of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police and earn your certification card. Topics to be covered include types of vessels, navigational aids, marine weather, regulations, emergency actions, personal watercraft, and maneuvering. This course meets the Maryland Boating Safety Education Act requirement needed for persons born after July 1, 1972 to operate a registered pleasure vessel on Maryland waters. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
Gain hands-on experience with building, repair, and refinishing of wooden boats. There are 8 to 10 boats under construction at any one time, and students are involved in all aspects from lofting to construction and finishing.