Safe training environment for new boat operators.
Reduced training costs with fuel savings, reduced maintenance and no vessel damage.
Allows training to continue in adverse weather conditions.
Does not replace on water training in actual vessels but allows for on water time to be used more efficiently.
Ability to test a wider set of operating conditions whenever desired.
Allows for close monitoring of trainees in stressful situations prior to being placed in control of actual vessel.
Instructors can design incremental skill development programs and build in consistent assessment scenarios.
Convenient on base training for new recruits.