America's Boating Course

ABC - America’s Boating Course

Available for classroom and self study, it is absolutely
the finest basic boating course on the market.

America's Boating Course is a joint effort between USPS
and the United States Coast Guard Axillary. This course
includes an interactive computer CD-ROM that serves
as a "virtual" instructor with audio and video clips for
those who wish to take the class as a self study.  

America's Boating Course is recognized by the U.S.
Coast Guard and has been approved by the National
Association of State Boating Law Administrators.
Michigan recognizes ABC as meeting its education

ABC runs four weeks, plus an exam in week five.

Introduction to Piloting  is taught as a supplement
course to ABC. It provides the student with basic skills in
reading a navigational chart and trip or course plotting

To participate in either the classroom version of ABC
or obtain materials for the self-study version contact

Lt/C Jim Johnston, P
Squadron Education Officer
(269) 375-8441
Kalamazoo Sail & Power Squadron
is a unit of the
United States Power Squadrons®
(USPS), a nationwide non-profit
organization of boating enthusiasts.
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