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Women on Water

Gain your confidence on the water! 
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    Be the captain of your journey

    MarineMax’s exclusive Women on Water (WOW) courses are designed to get women behind the helm and enjoying the boating lifestyle. The classes are offered at many of our locations throughout the country, and are taught by U.S. Coast Guard licensed captains who have been certified by MarineMax to conduct the lessons.

    These small group seminars, for women only, are designed to build confidence by presenting information in an active, fun, and supportive environment. Each four to five-hour class is split in two parts: a classroom session and a practical, on-water session. The laid back approach we take to educating female boaters helps to build confidence that they can be the captain of their own ship - no matter how large or small their boat may be.
     
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    Women on Water classes cover a variety of important and practical areas of the boating experience, including:

    • Boat terminology and anatomy
    • Line handling
    • Knot tying
    • Docking
    • Boat operation and handling
    • Safety
    • Rules of the water
    • Hands-on experience on the water
    • Much more!
Whether you are new to boating or have been on the water for a while and are now ready to take the helm, MarineMax Women on Water classes can help you gain confidence on the water and even make some friends in the process.

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Boating Classes at MarineMax

Learning the Ropes

Whether you're new to boating or need a refresher, learn the basics of boating and the rules of the water from our Coast Guard-certified captains.
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Kids in Boating

Boating is a great way to spend time with kids. This mix of classroom and hands-on training helps your honorary first mates get comfortable with boating.
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