America's Boating Club Grosse Pointe offers the America's Boating Course throughout the year. By enrolling in the America's Boating Course you will learn basic boating knowledge on deciding what type and size boat you need, navigation rules, what to do when meeting another boat in a crowded waterway, how to recognize and handle hazards, water sports safety and other valuable boater safety skills. 


Successful completion of this course meets the boating education requirements for operator permits of licensure in most states. This boating course is recognized by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America's Boating Course.    


America's Boating Course provides the basis for continuing your recreational boating education.


Become a more competent boater. 

Enroll in America's Boating Course today.


Course Topics


  • Types of boats and their uses
  • Boating laws, both federal and state
  • Safety equipment, both required and recommended
  • Finding your way, and adverse conditions
  • Communications
  • Trailering, knots and lines, and water sports topics
  • Optionally, introduction to electronic navigation using paper charts and chartplotters






All classes are held on Mondays, from 7:00pm till 9:00pm

at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club 788 Lake Shore Road Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236



      ABC3 Starting  June 3rd ending July 1th in   Lakeshore Room

    ABC3 Starting  July 8th ending August 5th in  Lakeshore Room


Registration begins at 6:30pm on the first night of each class



For information about classes call 313-744-7472. 




Your form message has been successfully sent.
You have entered the following data:

Register Here

Please correct your input in the following fields:
Error while sending the form. Please try again later.

Note: Fields marked with * are required