Family Boating - Sitka, AK - June 7-8, 2024

  • June 7 - 8, 2024
  • Centennial Hall

    330 Harbor Drive
    Sitka, Alaska 99835
Ticket Price $25.00-$125.00 This event is now over

Recreational Boating Class

Date: June 7-8 , 2024

Hours: Day 1: 5pm-8pm, Day 2: 10am-4pm

Location: Centennial Hall

Cost: $125.00 for families up to 3, $25 for each additional child

Instructor: Alison Dunlap and Katy Pendell

Raise your children with a love for the water and a healthy awareness for the inherent risk. This class is designed to build confidence on and around the water. Learn from lifelong mariner's Alison and Katy tricks and techniques for opening discussion, preparing for a trip, and building bonds through marine adventures. What kids should know about marine safety, and what parents should know about taking kids out on the water with them.

Float plans

Boating trip risk assessment

Reading the weather

Essential items for every boating trip

Handling an outboard engine malfunction

Retrieving someone who falls overboard

Types of PFDs and their uses

Cold water survival skills

How to use a VHF radio

How to make a proper Mayday call

Types of emergency signals, including flares, and their proper use


Date & Time

Jun 7, 2024 5:00 PM - Jun 8, 2024 4:00 PM

Venue Details

Centennial Hall

330 Harbor Drive
Sitka, Alaska 99835 Centennial Hall