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Seamanship One Day Class


THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED!

Event Date:Saturday, November 07, 2015
Event Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
RSVP by: Monday, November 02, 2015
Individual Price: $75.00
Location (View Map) : Waterfront Alliance
217 Water St, 3rd Fl (elevator: 133 Beekman St.), New York, NY 10038

Our Seamanship Course is a natural first/next step in building a foundation for confidence and competence for safe and enjoyable boating on the water. It extends the knowledge and skills of the boater in handling and maneuvering a vessel, either sail or power. The course provides a better understanding of how boats behave under various conditions including close quarters and open water operations. The course provides a better understanding of how boats behave under various conditions including close quarters and open water operations. Knowledge and skills are increased in the areas of anchoring, emergencies, rules of the road, and marlinspike/basic knots. Appendices include information to safe operation in waters of our neighbors to the north and south, Canada and Mexico. The course content and our coastal navigation courses should help in preparation for completion of the US Coast Guard licensing examination.

In the classroom:
Seamanship presents material applicable to both power and sail, covering such topics as the construction and functioning of a boat, the skipper’s responsibilities, preparing the boat for use, handling and maneuvering a vessel under various conditions in close quarters and on the open water, rules of the road, anchoring, emergencies, and marlinspike/basic knots. The Appendices cover boating into the waters of Canada and Mexico, the effects of weather on the boater’s health, and general information on obtaining a US Coast Guard captain’s license.

Price is $75.
USPS Squadron members receive a $30 discount in price.

Course instructional materials include material in Microsoft PowerPoint® format with embedded animations and a printed Student Manual.

Course completion is documented by a closed book exam graded by USPS Headquarters.

Class will on Saturday for one 8 hour session.   Exam at end of class.

This event has been cancelled. Please contact us for further information.

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