At The Helm Training - Blog

  • Florida Boating Courses

    At the Helm Training has been around for a year and a half. We have done boat trainings in Florida, Georgia, Texas, New York, and Massachusetts. We...
  • How do I get Boating Insurance Without a Full Time Captain?

    If you are new to yachting or going up in vessel size, getting insured can be costly and confusing. Many insurance companies require you to have a ...
  • Correct Fender Placements Can Save You $$$$

    The first step to tying a fender is to make sure your fender is not in the water otherwise they will get barnacles or other types of sea growth. Th...
  • Why Do We Need Boating Safety Programs?

    The New York Times launched an article that covered the rise of boating fatalities on the water. "There were 767 boating fatalities in the United S...
  • At the Helm Training is now certified by NASBLA, USCG, and FWC

    Our owner/operator training course is now certified by NASBLA and recognized by the US Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation C...
  • Protecting Your Life While Boating

    There are many activities to do on a boat, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, freediving, scuba diving, and so much more. Sadly, emergencies while boat...
  • The Importance of Boating Education

    Boating is one of the oldest forms of travel. Until modern air travel boating was the only way to reach distant lands for trade. It is obvious why ...
  • Get the Most Out of Your Boat Polish

    Keeping your boats metal in great shape is absolutely imperative to ensuring you have the highest possible resale value once you decide to part with your boat. The boat polish you use as well as the proper methodology is key. I will go into the simple but stand out process for making the metal on your boat shine and most importantly stay in great shape overtime.
  • Prevent Corrosion on your Boat

    An important factor in maintaining your boat's pristine appearance, functional integrity, most importantly resale value is the prevention of corros...
  • Prevent Boating Accidents and Keep Your Loved-Ones Safe

    There have been 836 reported boating accidents last year in Florida alone. This is a 16% increase from 2019. Preventing these tragedies is At the H...