A  variety of courses are offered by the Columbus Sail and Power Squadron, both to the public and to our members.

Seminar Description Schedule
Anchoring Seminar: - Non-member cost: $20.00


    This two hour seminar will teach you how to drop and set your anchor so that you anchor and for the night and wake up the next morning at the same place.

    We will also have 11 different types of miniature anchors that you can drag through the sand, gravel and mud to actually see how they catch and hold in these type of bottoms.

    Some topics covered in seminar:

    Type of anchor to buy, Type of anchor line to use, Type of anchor to use, How much line (scope) to let out, How to set your anchor, How to retrieve your anchor.

    Most importantly we will answer any questions you may have concerning anchoring.


Location: 8492 Cotter Street Lewis Center, OH 43035
Date and Time: Feb 4, 2015: 7-9pm
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Seminar - Charting: - Non-member cost: $50.00

In less than 5 hours, you will learn why and how:

What charts show navigators above the water
Chart features
Chart Scales
What charts show navigators below the water
Aids to Navigation
Latitude and Longitude
Planning your course
What’s in your way

    This seminar is free for all students that registered for the 2015 Americas Boating Course (ABC3); cost of materials is $50 for non-ABC3 students.

Location: Scioto Boat Club, 3232 Indian Village Rd, Columbus OH 43221
Date and Time: Saturday, Feb 21, 2015, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm (lunch included); FREE for ABC3 students
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