Folsom Lake Power Boating Clinic

Boat driving at folsom lake

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This course is designed for the beginning/novice rower. It teaches safety, boat control, proper care of equipment, and correct rowing technique. Students will row in open water type rowing shells designed for a single person. Successful completion of this course and demonstration of basic skills enables students to rent shells for recreational use and/or join one of the competitive rowing programs offered by the Sacramento State Aquatic Center.

This class is for those wishing to learn the art of handling a recreational "ski" boat.  Emphasis is placed on the skill of driving a powerboat on Folsom Lake simulating towing a skier or boarder, transitioning for "low speed" to "on plane", high speed turns and returning to a down skier/boarder.  Information based on USA Water Ski Trained Driver Practical.

Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed the Basic Power Boating class.

The book used for this course if the California Course for Safe Boating. You can view an online version of this book here: online textbook. Picking up your book early is recommened but not required.

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Length

2 Hours

Pricing  

Sac State Students Affiliate General Public

$45

$55

$60

Minimum Enrollment:

3

Maximum Enrollment:

8

Minimum Age Requirement:

12

2018 Folsom Power Boat Clinic Schedule

SECTION
DATE
DAY
TIME
Boat Clinic 01
April 5
Thursday
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boat Clinic 02
May 24
Thursday
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boat Clinic 03
June 21
Thursday
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boat Clinic 04
July 19
Thursday
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boat Clinic 05
August 16
Thursday
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Boat Clinic 06
September 13
Thursday
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm