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Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas Offers Classes to First Time Houseboaters

Participants Learn to Navigate With “Houseboating 101”

A 75 foot houseboat anchored in a secluded spot, Lake Powell, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Arizona/Utah border USA

Renting a houseboat can be a daunting thought if you’ve never operated one. To help the everyday person feel comfortable about renting a houseboat, Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas is offering an amazing package to teach you everything you need to know.

For only $299, you can spend a weekend at Lake Powell Resort and get hands-on training aboard both a houseboat and powerboat! Check out the details below for more info.

WHO: Novice, inexperienced or first-time houseboaters.

WHAT: Houseboating 101 is a fun, affordable weekend designed to show novice houseboaters how easy and feasible a houseboating vacation can be. The classes teach boaters how to navigate a 75-foot craft in a 6-hour training session inclusive of the piloting both a houseboat and powerboat, beaching and anchoring a houseboat, towing and securing a powerboat as well as boating rules and safety.

WHEN:  Apr. 16-18, 2016
Apr. 30- May 2, 2016
May 21-23, 2016
Aug. 27-29, 2016
Sept. 17-19 2016
Oct. 15-17, 2016

WHERE:  Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas
Wahweap Marina
100 Lake Shore Drive
Page, AZ 86040

WHY: Spring marks the beginning of warm weather and thoughts of vacations and water excursions. Lake Powell is a popular destination for houseboating, but the thought of navigating a houseboat solo can be daunting, so for the seventh consecutive year, Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas is offering an Intro to Houseboating class. Fall dates also are available.

COST: Training weekends include a two-night stay at Lake Powell Resort, daily breakfast for two and box lunch for two in addition to the hands-on training aboard both a houseboat and powerboat for only $299 including taxes.

Also offered is a $50 fuel credit to those who take an online bating safety course prior to arriving as well as piloting and docking services for those renters uncomfortable with maneuvering the boat.

Want to learn more about the houseboat program? Visit www.lakepowell.com call 888.896.3829. Want to learn more about Lake Powell, check out our recent coverage.

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