Professional training instructors walk a new boat buyer through safe operating skills. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: New Boat Buyers Get In-Depth Training from Pros

A major boat dealer on the Chesapeake Bay is going to great lengths to make sure buyers are fully prepared to operate their shiny new toy and keep their family friends safe while they’re aboard.

No matter the size of the boat sold, MarineMax offers on-water training with the professionals at Annapolis School of Seamanship (ASOS). In an unusual move, the dealer worked with ASOS to develop their own curriculum for boat buyers.

Cheryl Costello got aboard with ASOS and the Eastern Shore buyer of a droolworthy boat who says he can’t take any chances with being unprepared on the water. Watch below: