Private Powerboat Lessons for US Powerboating Certification

powerboat lessons

As Northern California’s premier US Powerboating training center, our powerboat classes are taught by top caliber certified USCG captains. With Passage Nautical and the US Powerboating curriculum, you take the nation’s best and most comprehensive hands-on powerboat classes.

Just starting out?  Our Safe Powerboat Handling course will get you comfortable behind the wheel in just 2 days. The Accelerated Safe Powerboat Handling course covers the same materials but in 1-day for people with some boating experience. From there, you move on to the advanced Cruising Powerboat courses.

As Northern California’s only fully licensed on-the-water powerboat school, our goal is to give you the skills and confidence you need to get more out of your boating life. Whether it’s your first experience at the helm, or your goal is to improve upon existing skills, we have a powerboat course to help you reach your goal.


Powerboat Handling Classes – Beginner and Refresher

Cruising Powerboat – Advanced Classes