Learn more aout our programs for the public and members

Captain’s License Training Course
First Mate Safe Return
First Aid / CPR / AED
How to Read a Nautical Chart
SBMCA is a proud sponsor of the National Safe Boating Council’s “Wear-It” campaign which seeks to encourage the full-time wearing of life jackets (PFD’s).
Navigation Center, Local notice to Mariners, rules of the road handbook, and other navigation information can be found there.
View SBMCA merchandise: T-shirts, hats, pendants, etc.. that can be purchased through the Ship Store.

Hire a Captain

Are you looking to enjoy a day or weekend on the water? Have a captain along so you can just anchor up and relax.

Member Benefits

There are many advantages of becoming a member of Sodus Bay Maritime Captains Association.

Keep your license current—we’ll provide timely reminder of your expiration date

Maintain and increase your knowledge and skills through continuing professional education

Place your resume on the web site to obtain paid work as a Captain

Participate as an instructor to educate the public and/or fellow members in boating safety and skills