Boat Handling Course

Buzzards Bay Sail and Power Squadron  (BBSPS) will offer a boat handling course at Alliegro Yachts.





Boat Handling Course

This course provides the basics of seamanship plus the art of boat handling.  It is for all ages and levels of experience. The six-session program includes the following. 

• A practical approach to navigational Rules of the Road 

• Docking, un-docking and slow speed maneuvering

• Handling your boat while underway

• Anchoring

• Emergencies on-board and handling common problems

• Knots and line handling – the knots you need to know


A certificate will be provided for members who successfully complete the program which may lead to insurance discounts. 

Time: 9:00 am – 11:30

Date: Saturdays, October 6, 13, 20 and November 3, 10 and 17

Place: Alliegro Yachts, 53 Falmouth Heights Road, Falmouth

Cost:  $60 for Power Squadron members, $75 for nonmembers

Registration: Pre-registration and payment need to be received by October 1.  Limited to first 20 students registered. Send checks payable to BBSPS to:  Dick Moore, PO Box 1685, Sagamore Beach, MA 02562-1685 

Questions? Contact Dick Moore at or 508-888-8238. The squadron’s website:


Cape Cod Marine Trades

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