We are pleased to announce the 2021 schedule for upcoming boating classes in the area. These will be given virtually until Covid-19 restrictions are lifted.
Marine Navigation: Sat January 16 9am – 1pm for 7 weeks.–
Cruise & Cruise Planning: Sat January 16 1:30pm-5:30pm, for 6 weeks.
Weather: Sat March 6 1:30pm-5:30pm, for 5 weeks.
Safe boating Class for the CT boat and personal water class license will be given March 13 2021 – 9 am to 5pm
Marine Engine Maintenance: Sat March 20 9am – 1pm for 6 weeks.
AIS (Automatic Identification System) Seminar: Tues April 13 6pm for 2 nights
For all enquiries – and to register – please contact GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com. If you are not a member, and would like to take a class, we suggest you pay your $100 membership and then you can take any class at the members cost.
Please note that as of March 15, 2020 all of the Club’s classes and events are canceled for two months following CDC and State guidelines for the Covid-19 outbreak. Please watch your inbox and this website for any updates. Thank you for your understanding.
The WINTER 2019/2020 issue of Harbor Light, the newsletter for our club, is now available online. Click here to read it.
Mark your calendar for our upcoming events:
January 15: 7 pm GBYC Movie, beer & popcorn
February 4: Marine Navigation course starts February 28: Dinner at New York Yacht Club March 6: 7 pm Change of Watch, Innis Arden Country Club Old Greenwich March 7: District Winter Council, Fishkill NY
Wide Range of Boating Courses Scheduled for Spring 2020
A number of squadrons in the local area are offering various boating courses during the Spring of 2020. The courses include Marine Navigation, Engine Maintenance, Electronic Navigation, Marine Electrical Systems, and the Safe Boating Course. Click here to see a complete list.
Greenwich One-Day Safe Boating Courses for Spring 2020
Once again, the Greenwich Squadron will be offering two Safe Boating Courses in the Spring. This class qualifies you for your Connecticut Safe Boating Certificate and also enables you to obtain the PWC/”Jet Ski” certificate. Emphasizing boating safety, topics include: life jackets; fire extinguishers; distress signals; operator responsibilities; boating regulations; fueling; boating courtesy; basic rules of navigation; buoys; sound signals; navigation lights, shapes, and sounds; boat registration; and environmental considerations. Our course is offered in conjunction with the Greenwich Marine Police.
The one-day course will be offered twice: First on Saturday April 18 and again on Saturday May 2. Both courses will be held at the Greenwich Police Station. For more details, contact Andy Cummings at GreenwichSquadron@gmail.com.