Youth Powerboat Summer Camp for Summer 2014 Offered Confident Captain/Ocean Pros and Safe/Sea


NEWPORT, RI - Narragansett Bay is the perfect playground for those of us who love boating and thanks to two popular Rhode Island boating businesses, kids can now get out on the water in their own summer camp. Captain Kent Dresser, President/Founder of Confident Captain/ Ocean Pros has teamed up with Safe/Sea to offer power boat instruction to youth in a fun summer camp format.

Dresser, who founded the premier Rhode Island maritime training facility, says of this exciting new camp, “This is a great opportunity to provide a venue for our local youth that has never before been offered. Our powerboat instruction will be on par with the finest sailing schools in the state and will leave the kids with seamanship skills that will last a lifetime. Our goal is to get kids out on the Bay enjoying powerboats safely while learning new skills.”

Power Boat Camp details:

Open to kids aged 10 and up ! • All instructors are Qualified, USCG Licensed instructors! • Offered in two-week sessions, with the first session running July 7-18, 2014. ! • locations in East and West Bay ! • Hands-on Boating instruction will be aboard 18-20’ runabouts with “classroom” time ashore ! • RI DEM state boating license test at the completion of each course ! • Campers will have FUN while learning:! • seamanship ! • safety ! • weather! • navigation! • knots! ! • docking ! • rules of the road ! • and more

About Confident Captain:

Located in Newport RI, Confident Captain has been the sole Rhode Island provider of maritime education for over ten years. Confident Captain/Ocean Pros ranks among the best and finest when it comes to providing training, instruction, education and consultation for mariners of all skill levels worldwide. Power Boat Camp is a natural extension of their mission to provider safe and fun boating for recreational and professional boaters.

About Safe/Sea:

Since 1985 Safe/Sea has been the Rhode Island leader in quick response marine assistance on Narragansett Bay and beyond. Their extensive expertise in marine safety and recreational boating makes them the ideal partner for Youth Power Boat Camp.

Confident Captain and Safe/Sea: Partners in Seamanship

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Media Contact:

Kristin Browne
(401) 849-1257

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