Get Private Boating Lessons From Professional Captains in Florida

Why Should I Take Private Boating Lessons?

By getting private hands on boating instruction by a qualified captain, you are investing in the safety of yourself and your passengers. 

Overwhelmed by the thought of pulling up to dock of a restaurant, or the sandbar full of boats and having to maneuver between boats? A captain can teach you the skills to master docking, anchoring and maneuvering around other  boats.

Not sure if boating right for you? Some of our captains will give you training on their boat to see if boating is right for you before investing in a new vessel. You can also rent a boat for the day. 

What Is Covered In Private On-The-Water Lessons

Recreational Boating Accident Statistics Summary in Florida (2022)

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No lookout/Operator Inexperience

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Meet Our Florida Captains

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
20 Years of Experience
West Palm Beach, Florida
5 Years of Experience
West Palm Beach, Florida
30 Years of Experience
Delray Beach, Florida
40 Years of Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do boating lessons cost in Florida?
On the water boating lessons can cost anywhere from $100/hr up to $300/hr. It depends on the Captain, location, and length of training. Each captain sets their own rates for boating lessons.
No, boating lessons are not mandatory. But you reduce the risk of a boating accdient tremendously by getting educated.
Yes, Boat Savvy has a network of qualified captains that provide hands on boating lessons throughout Florida.