Perdido Key

(Pensacola, FL)


NEW Hands-On Powerboat Training Program

Freedom Boat club in partnership with the Recreational Power 
Boat Association (RPBA) are offering hands on boat training.  
This is a great way to improve you skills and confidence on the 
water. We have 7 locations along the Gulf Coast to accomplish  
the training. We can teach on our boats or yours.
Power Boating Made Easy (4 hours)
The goal of Power Boating Made Easy is to increase boating safety and enjoyment by improving boaters' nautical knowledge, practical skills and confidence. This program is taught by RPBA certified instructors. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will have learned the information and skills required to safely operate a powerboat in local, waters during daylight hours in good conditions. Maximum of 4 students per boats. This class is great for new boaters. 
Students will learn:
Essential Docking Skills
Close quarters techniques
Aids to navigation
Rules of the road
Advanced Docking and Close Quarter Powerboat 
Handling (6 hours)
If you have been boating for a while and want to improve your skills, this is an outstanding opportunity. RPBA certified instructors will teach the precision boat
handling skills required to operate in close quarters and strong winds and currents. 
Students will learn:
Effective docking techniques and skills
Station keeping
Ferrying techniques
Spring lines


Membership Executive
Mitch Parker

(888) 781-7363

14050 Canal A Way
Pensacola, FL 32507

Dock Master/Reservations
(888) 781-7363

Brandon Rex
Operations Manager

(888) 781-7363

Brian Gwinnup
Training Director

(888) 781-7363

Mandy Blaschka
Marketing Director

(888) 781-7363


Holiday Harbor Marina

Holiday Harbor Marina is a family-owned, full-service marina located on beautiful Perdido Key, Florida.

Miles of white sand beaches, tiny islands waiting for you to discover, inshore fishing, offshore fishing, and plenty of protected water, are all just minutes from Holiday Harbor Marina. 

We are situated on the Intracoastal Canal between Mobile, AL and Pensacola, FL (Map) with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico through either Perdido Pass (Orange Beach, AL) or Pensacola Pass. Our full array of facilities and services can accommodate the needs of both local and transient boaters.

Our on-site restaurant, Sunset Grille, has waterside dining in a relaxed, family atmosphere with the best sunsets views on the Key.  We offer a full menu, including fresh seafood daily, a full bar and a boating-themed playground for children.  And, we are pet-friendly.

Come and let us serve you!


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