Safety at Sea Course

September 9, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Lee BustinerE-mail

SaS-logoUS Sailing International Offshore Safety at Sea One Day Hands-On Course 

Registration Deadline Extended to 1 Sep, 2018

Program completion confers a 5 year certification to participate in offshore International Races or where a World Sailing (ISAF) certification is required, as well as preparing Long Distance Cruising Sailors, and any other sailor who wishes to be safer on the water and gain hands on practical experience.

Moderator: Chuck Hawley – the voice and face of Safety at Sea

Cost: $250 ($5 early registration discount for US sailing member and $25 early registration discount for FCYC members)

Lunch will be available at a separate cost. Limited to 100 participants

Registration and Payment

Early Registration Deadline is 9 July 2018
Final Registration deadline 1 September 2018

NOTE: You must complete the US Sailing Online International Safety at Sea Lecture Course (and achieve a passing score on the online exam) prior to registering for this event.The online course is $75 and it can be accessed at:


Topics/Demonstrations/Activities Include:

1. Giving Assistance to Other Vessels
2. Personal Safety Gear
3. Crew Overboard
4. Safety Communications
5. Search and Rescue
6. Care and Maintenance of Safety Equipment
7. Fire Safety
8. Hypothermia and Drowning
9. Crew Health
10. Marine Weather
11. Heavy Weather
12. Storm Sails
13. Damage Control and Jury Rigging
14. Signals
15. Life Rafts and Survival

For additional information contact Lee Bustiner (

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