International Offshore Safety at Sea Seminar
The New York YC and the CCA have joined forces to co-sponsor an International Offshore Safety at Sea seminar sanctioned by US Sailing. The seminar will offer hands-on training for full certification in offshore ocean races, but is equally valuable for cruising and deliveries, power or sail.
The seminar consists of two parts: an online Offshore Safety at Sea video course followed by a one-day hands-on course. The hands-on portion will take place at Roger Williams Univ. Bristol, RI. A separate, optional component on boats will take place at New York YC Harbour Court in Newport, RI.
Students will learn by doing hands-on exercises in the water that include PFD inflation and life raft inflation and entry. Other training includes man overboard rescue, firefighting, repair of a leaking hull, and use of flares. A course book and one-year membership in US Sailing or renewal are included as part of the fee.
Dates for the one-day hands-on portion of the course at Roger Williams are as follows:
Sat, March 14, 2020
Sun, March 15
Sat, May 9
Mon, June 15 (Bermuda Race participants only)
Sat, October 17
Sat, January 16, 2021
Sat, March 27, 2021
Sun, March 28, 2021
Sat, October 16, 2021
On boats at Harbour Court
Sun, May 16
Additional course details and registration can be found here.
For more information, contact NYYC Seamanship Chair David Tunick or CCA Safety at Sea Seminar Chair Mark Lenci