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Great Story: Gaining Confidence Through Powerboating

When I take students on a powerboat to learn how to drive, I have to watch their every move to keep them safe during the experience. At the beginning of the course, the first drive is usually an easy one learning to drive away from the dock and then back to the dock at slow […]

Get Certified For Summer!

March has been nothing short of a blur of blizzards. Every week thus far has been punctuated by some form of meteorological event. As we brace for what could be our fourth nor’easter on this second day of “spring,” our day dreams of summer seem somehow both agonizingly far away yet surprisingly close at hand. […]

Powerboating at NESS: Which Class Is Right For You?

We are excited to announce that in 2018 we are expanding our powerboating programs! As a US Safe Powerboating certified Powerboat Training Center, we offer group classes for all abilities, ages 12 and older, as well as private lessons. NESS can accommodate your needs and work on the skills you would like to learn, to […]

Powerboating Tips from NESS’s Director of Operations

Top 5 Tips from NESS’s Ben Yanni On Friday, August 5, NESS Director of Operations Ben Yanni and Jim Quinn were driving a powerboat with their significant others after dinner in Watch Hill. Around 8 pm, they saw half a dozen adults waving for help out on the water. According to The Day’s Deborah Straszheim, […]