Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Boat Piloting

 Title Abbreviation:   BOAT PILOTING

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    11

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    360108

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Piloting, rules of the road, basic knots and safety. Given by the U.S. Squadron.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 0

Other: 33

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Student Funded/Community Service Elective  

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Institution Course # Remarks

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. To assist the boat owners to learn the rules and regulations of piloting a boat in the area.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Piloting
  2. Rules of the road
  3. Basic knots
  4. Safety
  5. Handling under normal and adverse conditions
  6. Compass and chart familiarization
  7. Running lightrs and equipment
  8. Boat trailering