Trevor Haworth
MIYC Safety & Training Officer
612-805-3595 (cell)

Boating Courses

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Marco Island Sail and Power Squadron offer many excellent courses on a variety of boating topics. Here are their offerings for the 2017-18 season. You can download pdfs from the links below:  To register for the Auxiliary's Boating Skills and Seamanship or the Power Squadron's America's Boating Course, MIYC Members should contact Jim Olmes. For all other courses and seminars, contact the persons noted in the pdf's above.

Vessel Inspections

Courtesy vessel inspections are provided by the Power Squadron and the Coast Guard Auxiliary. They cover US Coast Guard required safety equipment and award decals for successful inspections. Contact Rudy Laandward of the Power Squadron (239) 389-4444 or John Moyer of the Auxiliary (239) 248-7078 to schedule an inspection.

Useful Links


Key Maritime Information


 Hurricane Manual

  • Get information about how to prepare for a coming storm
  • Published by the Florida Inland Navigation District
  • Hurricane Manual