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1 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 1 USPS Education Presentation from the Annual Meeting Dallas, TX February 22, 2008 Presentation from the Annual Meeting Dallas, TX February 22, 2008 in high Gear 

2 boating is fun … we’ll show you how Results 

3 boating is fun … we’ll show you how Results 

4 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 4 What’s New? America’s Boating Course America’s Boating Course New Seminars New Seminars New/updated Courses New/updated Courses Boat Operator Certification Boat Operator Certification America’s Boating Course America’s Boating Course New Seminars New Seminars New/updated Courses New/updated Courses Boat Operator Certification Boat Operator Certification 

5 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 5 America’s Boating Course - 3 rd Ed USPS’ new boating course USPS’ new boating course Coming this spring Coming this spring 1 book – 8hr or 12hr 1 book – 8hr or 12hr Superior content & graphics Superior content & graphics USPS’ new boating course USPS’ new boating course Coming this spring Coming this spring 1 book – 8hr or 12hr 1 book – 8hr or 12hr Superior content & graphics Superior content & graphics 

6 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 6 Student Package ABC Book ABC Book Two parts – one book Two parts – one book Boating Safety & Seamanship (8hr) Boating Safety & Seamanship (8hr) 4 logical chapters 4 logical chapters Piloting Piloting Introductory Navigation with GPS and traditional methods Introductory Navigation with GPS and traditional methods Student DVD Student DVD Animated courseware Animated courseware Study at home, refresher, reference Study at home, refresher, reference Digital Charting – software & charts Digital Charting – software & charts ABC Book ABC Book Two parts – one book Two parts – one book Boating Safety & Seamanship (8hr) Boating Safety & Seamanship (8hr) 4 logical chapters 4 logical chapters Piloting Piloting Introductory Navigation with GPS and traditional methods Introductory Navigation with GPS and traditional methods Student DVD Student DVD Animated courseware Animated courseware Study at home, refresher, reference Study at home, refresher, reference Digital Charting – software & charts Digital Charting – software & charts 

7 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 7 Instructor Tools PowerPoint PowerPoint Excellent graphics Excellent graphics Animations Animations Instructor Manual Instructor Manual Slide notes Slide notes Supporting examples Supporting examples Exercises Exercises PowerPoint PowerPoint Excellent graphics Excellent graphics Animations Animations Instructor Manual Instructor Manual Slide notes Slide notes Supporting examples Supporting examples Exercises Exercises 

8 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 8 AdvantagesAdvantages We will have one course We will have one course Can be delivered in two formats Can be delivered in two formats Book, DVD, and PowerPoint Book, DVD, and PowerPoint All coordinated All coordinated Emphasis on quality & value Emphasis on quality & value Clearly the best Clearly the best Extra content, DVD Extra content, DVD We will have one course We will have one course Can be delivered in two formats Can be delivered in two formats Book, DVD, and PowerPoint Book, DVD, and PowerPoint All coordinated All coordinated Emphasis on quality & value Emphasis on quality & value Clearly the best Clearly the best Extra content, DVD Extra content, DVD 

9 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 9 Internet ABC Continue with existing ABC Continue with existing ABC USPS – sole owner USPS – sole owner Internet will match classroom course Internet will match classroom course Exam – on-line or squadron Exam – on-line or squadron Recruiting opportunity Recruiting opportunity Transition potential to classroom Transition potential to classroom Continue with existing ABC Continue with existing ABC USPS – sole owner USPS – sole owner Internet will match classroom course Internet will match classroom course Exam – on-line or squadron Exam – on-line or squadron Recruiting opportunity Recruiting opportunity Transition potential to classroom Transition potential to classroom 

10 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 10 New Seminars Seminar format Seminar format A major success A major success More Titles More Titles 6 in 2007 expanded to 12 in in 2007 expanded to 12 in 2008 Addition of Seminar Series… Addition of Seminar Series… Mini-Courses Mini-Courses Seminar format Seminar format A major success A major success More Titles More Titles 6 in 2007 expanded to 12 in in 2007 expanded to 12 in 2008 Addition of Seminar Series… Addition of Seminar Series… Mini-Courses Mini-Courses 

11 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 11 Seminars Success  Attracting “experienced” boaters  Hot topics of interest  Opportunity to recruit  Re-engage members  Easy to deliver  Shorter format  Excellent Instructor Tools  Unique to USPS  Attracting “experienced” boaters  Hot topics of interest  Opportunity to recruit  Re-engage members  Easy to deliver  Shorter format  Excellent Instructor Tools  Unique to USPS 

12 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 12 Current Titles How to Use a Chart How to Use a Chart Using GPS Using GPS Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio Onboard Weather Forecasting Onboard Weather Forecasting Boat Handling Boat Handling Sail Trim Sail Trim How to Use a Chart How to Use a Chart Using GPS Using GPS Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio Onboard Weather Forecasting Onboard Weather Forecasting Boat Handling Boat Handling Sail Trim Sail Trim 

13 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 13 Now being Released  PaddleSmart™  Marine Knots  Anchoring  Marine Radar  Hurricanes  PaddleSmart™  Marine Knots  Anchoring  Marine Radar  Hurricanes 

14 boating is fun … we’ll show you how Paddle Smart  Largest & fastest growing market segment  Also,  Highest fatality rate - Real need to train  First sessions at Dallas  USCG 1 st District  Initiative to reach out to paddlers  May 1 – Jun 30 th (D/1, 2, 3, 4, 12, 14, 18, 19)  Largest & fastest growing market segment  Also,  Highest fatality rate - Real need to train  First sessions at Dallas  USCG 1 st District  Initiative to reach out to paddlers  May 1 – Jun 30 th (D/1, 2, 3, 4, 12, 14, 18, 19) 14

15 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 15 First Session - Dallas  Trailering  Excellent Book  Retail USPS Guide  Reference  Targets largest traditional boating segment  Trailering  Excellent Book  Retail USPS Guide  Reference  Targets largest traditional boating segment 

16 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 16 First Mini-Course  Advanced Powerboat Handling  6-hr Course  Close Quarters Maneuvering  Stability and Seas  Operating at Sea  Animated presentation  Detailed techniques  Visualize actions  Clear target market  Advanced Powerboat Handling  6-hr Course  Close Quarters Maneuvering  Stability and Seas  Operating at Sea  Animated presentation  Detailed techniques  Visualize actions  Clear target market 

17 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 17  Knots, Bends,and Hitches  Compendium of marine knots  Tested applications  Detailed graphics  How to tie them  Hands-on practice…  Knots, Bends,and Hitches  Compendium of marine knots  Tested applications  Detailed graphics  How to tie them  Hands-on practice… 

18 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 18 Bowline Construction 

19 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 19 Soon to be Released  Emergencies On Board  Heavy Weather Sailing  Diesel Engine Care & Repair  Emergencies On Board  Heavy Weather Sailing  Diesel Engine Care & Repair 

20 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 20 In the Works ~ This Year  Marine Compasses  Partner in Command Series  (Skipper Saver II)  Marine Maintenance Series  (mini-course)  River Boating & Locks  Using Chartplotters & Digital Charts Series  Autopilots  Depth Sounders & Fishfinders  Marine Compasses  Partner in Command Series  (Skipper Saver II)  Marine Maintenance Series  (mini-course)  River Boating & Locks  Using Chartplotters & Digital Charts Series  Autopilots  Depth Sounders & Fishfinders  Navigation Rules  Coast Guard License Prep Series  Crew Overboard 

21 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 21 Seminar Advantages  Up-to-date content  Quicker, easier to deliver  Attract potential members  Refresher for trained boaters  Flexible venues  Great for marine trades  Credit toward certification  Contribute operating funds  Up-to-date content  Quicker, easier to deliver  Attract potential members  Refresher for trained boaters  Flexible venues  Great for marine trades  Credit toward certification  Contribute operating funds 

22 boating is fun … we’ll show you how Train the Trainer Initiative  Seminars offer a single ‘shot’ at attendees  We must use our best instructors  Seminars are different  They have a beginning and end on the same night  There are techniques that work  We are launching a train the trainer pgm  Nat Ed Dept staff will come to you  Seminars offer a single ‘shot’ at attendees  We must use our best instructors  Seminars are different  They have a beginning and end on the same night  There are techniques that work  We are launching a train the trainer pgm  Nat Ed Dept staff will come to you 22

23 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 23 New/Updated Courses Navigation ‘08 Navigation ‘08 Beta – next month Beta – next month Advanced Celestial Navigation Advanced Celestial Navigation Navigating offshore with Electronics Navigating offshore with Electronics The CAPN software & charts The CAPN software & charts Weather ’08 Weather ’08 Release – next month Release – next month One book – extensive color graphics One book – extensive color graphics Comprehensive and practical Comprehensive and practical Navigation ‘08 Navigation ‘08 Beta – next month Beta – next month Advanced Celestial Navigation Advanced Celestial Navigation Navigating offshore with Electronics Navigating offshore with Electronics The CAPN software & charts The CAPN software & charts Weather ’08 Weather ’08 Release – next month Release – next month One book – extensive color graphics One book – extensive color graphics Comprehensive and practical Comprehensive and practical 

24 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 24 In the Works Marine Electrical Systems ‘08 Marine Electrical Systems ‘08 1 st of new courses ~ April 1 st of new courses ~ April Comprehensive and practical Comprehensive and practical Marine Communications Systems Marine Communications Systems Marine Electronic Systems Marine Electronic Systems Instructor Development Instructor Development Sail Sail Marine Electrical Systems ‘08 Marine Electrical Systems ‘08 1 st of new courses ~ April 1 st of new courses ~ April Comprehensive and practical Comprehensive and practical Marine Communications Systems Marine Communications Systems Marine Electronic Systems Marine Electronic Systems Instructor Development Instructor Development Sail Sail 

25 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 25 Boat Operator Certification (BOC)  Ready to Go ~ April  Inland Navigator Certification  In process  Coastal Navigator Certification  Comprehensive on-the-water insurance for USPS instructors  Ready to Go ~ April  Inland Navigator Certification  In process  Coastal Navigator Certification  Comprehensive on-the-water insurance for USPS instructors 

26 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 26 Inland Navigator  Seamanship, Engines, Electrical  Boat handling, rules of the road  Boat equipment  Seminars  How to use a Chart  Using GPS  Using VHF & DSC Radio  Onboard Weather Forecasting  Seamanship, Engines, Electrical  Boat handling, rules of the road  Boat equipment  Seminars  How to use a Chart  Using GPS  Using VHF & DSC Radio  Onboard Weather Forecasting 

27 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 27 Inland Navigator Skills  Demonstrate:  Safe Powerboat Handling  Program based on partner – US Sailing  On-the-water test  Handling Fire Extinguishers  Demonstrate:  Safe Powerboat Handling  Program based on partner – US Sailing  On-the-water test  Handling Fire Extinguishers 

28 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 28 Levels of Certification  Inland Navigator  Local: rivers, small lakes, bays  Coastal Navigator  Local: coastal waters  Advanced Coastal Navigator  Extended coastal cruising  Offshore Navigator  Global  Inland Navigator  Local: rivers, small lakes, bays  Coastal Navigator  Local: coastal waters  Advanced Coastal Navigator  Extended coastal cruising  Offshore Navigator  Global 

29 USPS University 29 Requirements Matrix Summary InlandInland  Seamanship  Marine Electrical  Engine Maint CoastalCoastal  Piloting  Marine Comm  Cruise Planning  Piloting  Marine Comm  Cruise Planning AdvCoastalAdvCoastal  Adv Piloting  Marine Electronics  Weather  Adv Piloting  Marine Electronics  Weather OffshoreOffshore  JN  Navigation  JN  Navigation  Use a Chart  Using GPS  Using VHF  Onboard Wx  Use a Chart  Using GPS  Using VHF  Onboard Wx  Compass  Radar  Maint Series  Compass  Radar  Maint Series  Mech Sys Series  Emerg Onboard  First Aid/CPR  Mech Sys Series  Emerg Onboard  First Aid/CPR  Offshore Series CoursesSeminars Skill Demos  Safe Powerboat*  Firefighting  Safe Powerboat*  Firefighting  GPS & Wpt  Distress Signal  GPS & Wpt  Distress Signal  Passage Making* * US Sailing or equivalent experience 

30 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 30 Credentials  Passport  Shows progress  Passport  Shows progress  Certificate  Completed level  Wallet Card  Certificate  Completed level  Wallet Card  Certificate 

31 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 31 A View to the Future  We are taking a clear and commanding lead in boater education  Our core strength  Route to recruit and retain members  Can self-fund development  USPS will be the ‘go to’ resource for boating information  Published material  Courses  Member to member  We are taking a clear and commanding lead in boater education  Our core strength  Route to recruit and retain members  Can self-fund development  USPS will be the ‘go to’ resource for boating information  Published material  Courses  Member to member 

32 boating is fun … we’ll show you how 32 USPS University helps USPS  Continuing education  Membership growth  Income for the future  Truly the finest boaters  Continuing education  Membership growth  Income for the future  Truly the finest boaters END

33 boating is fun … we’ll show you how Now – The Challenge  We’ve created some truly outstanding educational products…  and more to come  we’ve turned the corner…  Now, you need to promote them, and  Line up quality instructors to teach them  We’ve created some truly outstanding educational products…  and more to come  we’ve turned the corner…  Now, you need to promote them, and  Line up quality instructors to teach them 33


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