Coastal Safety@Sea for Women
May 12, 2018, 8am-4pm
MIT Sailing Pavillion, Boston, MA

This day-long course will give you knowledge and practical training to enhance your sailing safety.

Workshop for all levels of experience will be lead by expert safety presenters; Sheila McCurdy, senior response team members from the US Coast Guard Boston and others with extensive safety knowledge, offering valuable training tips and information. Workshops will augment the US Sailing online program, which is included in the cost.

The day will be fun too, with hands-on, experiential learning.


Coastal Safety@Sea synopsis

8:00   Welcome
8:10    Laws & Obligations
8:30    Mayday, Calling for Help
10:45   Sudden Cold Water Immersion
11:00    Helping the Help Find You
1:00    Heaving & Messenger Lines
1:30    Crew Overboard
2:15    Your Personal Gear
3:00    If You Are in the Water
4:00    End

$110 for National Women’s Sailing Association members
$125 for National Women’s Sailing Association non-members.

Fee includes: code for the US Sailing on-line Coastal Safety at Sea course, test and certification, one year membership or renewal in US Sailing, morning coffee, lunch and access to all workshops.

Deadline: May 5, 2018.