Boaters University’s newest course, Ready to Boat (developed by the experts at Ritchie Navigation), is designed to help prepare boaters for all of the unexpected situations that can occur on the water. Ultimately, it’s about confidence through preparedness to create better boating experiences for you and your loved ones. Become a better and safer boater with Ritchie Navigation. Sign up today!

Related

dd9d4671b8rd-shutterstock_50426287

Planning Your Trip

Consider these preparation essentials before you cast off the lines.

screen-shot-2019-12-05-at-80708-am

Ritchie Navigation's Newest Course: Ready to Boat

Course aims to help students become safer, more confident boaters

MTcyMjAxNTE1NDgwNTIzOTg4

Weather 101: Basics

Upgrade your boating skills and test your boating knowledge with online classes from Boaters University | AIM Marine Group, powered by Power & Motoryacht, Soundings, PassageMaker, Sail, Outboard and Yachts International.

MTcyMjAxNTAzNDAwOTI4NDY4

Boat Handling

Upgrade your boating skills and test your boating knowledge with online classes from Boaters University | AIM Marine Group, powered by Power & Motoryacht, Soundings, PassageMaker, Sail, Outboard and Yachts International.

3198304

What It Takes To Be A Helicopter Rescue Swimmer

Soundings contributor Mario Vittone knows more about safety and rescue at sea than most because he is a former USCG rescue swimmer. This video shows Vittone rescuing a family of four nearly 400 miles off the U.S. East Coast. WATCH

boat-sinking

Know What To Do Before The Flood

For me, the words damage control conjure claustrophobic scenes from the 1981 German U-boat film Das Boot.

bu-9 (1)

Marine Diesel Maintenance & Troubleshooting

Upgrade your boating skills and test your boating knowledge with online classes from Boaters University | AIM Marine Group, powered by Power & Motoryacht, Soundings, PassageMaker, Sail, Outboard and Yachts International.

bu-5 (1)

Anchors & Anchoring

Upgrade your boating skills and test your boating knowledge with online classes from Boaters University | AIM Marine Group, powered by Power & Motoryacht, Soundings, PassageMaker, Sail, Outboard and Yachts International.