America’s Boating Club 2022 Classes   Recently updated !

America’s Boating Club Portsmouth presents two weekly classes beginning February 15, 2022 from 7-9pm at Portsmouth High School:


CRUISING AND CRUISE PLANNING COURSE starts 2/15/2022, a 10-week course teaches you the skills to pre-explore ports and coves using OpenCPN and other internet tools to plan your voyage for a weekend or months at a time.  Take Cruising and Cruise Planning and learn the skills to pre-explore a coastline you have never seen before.  Closed book multiple choice exam.


Non-member cost is $170 and includes a year’s membership. Under 18 is $120.

USPS or America’s Boating Club Portsmouth member price is $100.  Bring a computer.  OpenCPN chart plotting software is free for downloading.  Mask wearing will be required while in the classroom.


AMERICA’S BOATING COURSE starts Tuesday, 4/22/2022 for 6 weeks, the essential beginning class. Earn a Safe Boating Certificate under NH law. $55 for textbook & coursework. For $10 an additional family member can share materials. All ages are welcome.

Mask wearing will be required while in the classroom.

Register for either class online at, or email

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