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Video: Panel on Seamanship

In March of 2018, three of our members presented a panel in seamanship to a full house in New York Yacht Club's renow

​​​​​​​Standard Operating Procedures: Briefing New 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 the starting line?
Upside Down with Nowhere to Go: Have a way to get help!
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 left leg was still on deck but was tangled up in the shrink wrap zipper that was inside the door. I fell backwards with my head in the water between the boat and the dock. Try as I might, I could not pull myself back up onto the boat. My left foot was at deck level. The water was cold!!
Almost Man Overboard

A Dismasting Averted

THE COLD FACTS: Special Safety Considerations of High Latitude Voyaging

With tens of thousands of miles sailed (and working) in the cold-water latitudes, CCA Member Mark Roye has learned a

Perhaps Overconfidence, not Curiosity, Killed the Cat?
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.
Video: Advances in MOB Recovery

It's 2021. When someone goes overboard, you want the benefit of the latest experience and thinking.