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by Sheila McCurdy, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Seamanship and Awareness
Good seamanship should include the ability to assess, address, and anticipate. The best offshore sailors use sight, smell, hearing, and feel to monitor what is going on below, on deck and in the wider environment for whatever may come next.…
by Multiple CCA members, |
Subject: Culture of Safety
In March of 2018, three of our members presented a panel in seamanship to a full house in New York Yacht Club's renowned Model Room. Presenting were:
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Preparation of Boat and Crew
Suppose you’re heading off on a two-day race and some of your crew haven’t sailed with you before. They come highly recommended, but they don’t know your boat or your standard operating procedures. What should you discuss with them as you head for…
by Michael Keyworth, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Emergency Signalling
As I was leaving the boat around 1630, having completed my chores for the day, I gathered my gear and prepared to get off onto the dock. I stepped out the shrink wrap door, I put my right foot on a boarding step, and my knee promptly gave way. My…
by Charles L Starke MD , |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Overboard
"Things can go from benign to potentially deadly in seconds, even to very experienced and competent sailors."
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Seamanship and Awareness
CCA Safety Moment for January 2022
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Culture of Safety
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Culture of Safety
by Mark Roye, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Preparation of Boat and Crew, Safety Gear, Boat, Safety Gear, Personal, Good Practices Underway
With tens of thousands of miles sailed (and working) in the cold-water latitudes, CCA Member Mark Roye has learned a thing or two about staying safe and surviving where the water is cold, sometimes almost freezing. From maintaining safety-oriented…
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Good Practices Underway
Armed with a small amount of misinformation, we concoct a story to fit what we think we see and then twist additional evidence to comply.
by Multiple CCA members, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Overboard
It's 2021. When someone goes overboard, you want the benefit of the latest experience and thinking. Our panel discusses MOB techniques including recovery under spinnaker and the new "mid-line" hoist. Led by Cruising Club of America, the New York…
by John Robinson, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Overboard
The CCA Safety & Seamanship Committee says the time for lifejackets is now and makes the case for their use as a key element of its Culture of Safety Recommendations.
by William Strassberg, MD, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Seamanship and Awareness
Advocates of the phrase, “leaders are born not made,” discount expertise and dwell on behavioral traits such as charisma, compassion, extroversion, boldness, etc. These personality attributes certainly play an important role in acquiring…
by William Strassberg, MD, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Seamanship and Awareness
Executive Summary William Strassberg, MD January, 2021
by CCA S&S Committee, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Seamanship and Awareness
by John Rousmaniere, |
Subject: Culture of Safety
From The Annapolis Book of Seamanship
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Culture of Safety
On the night of November 29, 2014, while competing in the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, Vestas Wind ran aground on Cargados Carajos Shoal shortly after local sunset.