About Boating Safely covers all aspects of boating safety and includes the following:
Types of boats and engines - Federal and State Requirements - Rules of the Road Aids to Navigation - Boat Handling - Hypothermia - Environmental Issues
The program gives students the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete About Boating Safely.
Boating Skills & Seamanship
The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater.
Sailing Skills & Seamanship
The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Sailing Skills and Seamanship (SS&S) is a comprehensive course that will prepare a sailor with the basic information needed to operate sailboats under a variety of conditions.