Seattle Women in Boating

Welcome to Women in Boating!

This program is designed to help women become more comfortable with the basics of boating. We provie hand's on, interactive instruction in a supportive and fun atmosphere.

Our goal is for you to gain the knowledge you need to be a successful, indepentent boater and active participant in your family's boating experience.

Standard Course Topics

  • Boating Techniques
  • Safety Instruction & Systems
  • Electronics Operation
  • Docking with Confidence
  • Knot Tying
  • Boat Handling & Maneuvering
  • Man Overboard Procedures
  • Anchoring & Tethering
  • Maneuvering Locks with Ease
  • Navigation & Right-of-Way Rules
  • Boat Launching from Trailer or Lift


  • Women-only Training Sessions
  • Hand's On, On-the-Water Instruction
  • Supportive, Instructional, Fun Environment
  • Standard & Customized Courses Avaialable
  • Fully Licensed, Accredited Instructor

About Your Instructor

Olinda is a fully licensed and accredited Captain with the U.S. Coast Guard and has been boating her entire life.

She utilizes her easy-going personality to make each training session unique and fun. You are sure to walk away with both the information and confidence you need to reach your boating goals!

Olinda can be conatcted at

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