Summer Basic - Course Description

Seamanship, Safety & Environmental Concerns

  • Proper use of safety equipment such as life vests, survival suits and life rafts.
  • Navigational Rules and Legal Requirements.
  • Preparation of a vessel for getting underway.
  • Practice in basic knots, bends and hitches.
  • Practice in line handling techniques.
  • Environmental concerns.
Pool Demo - Students will practice safety equipment usage such as:
  • Life vests
  • Survival suits
  • Life rafts
Hands-On Instruction - Students will get to:
  • Dock and undock
  • Maneuver in close quarters
  • Anchor
  • Practice over-board maneuvers.
  • Line Handling