$200

Safety and Rescue Boat Handling

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Sheboygan Yacht Club

214 Pennsylvania Avenue

Sheboygan, WI 53081

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This 8-hour hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who will be using powerboats to perform safety and rescue functions. It is designed for regatta personnel, marine patrols, police and fire rescue personnel, park rangers, and on-the-water sailing instructors and coaches.

Participants learn:

On-the-Water Sessions

  • VHF radio communications
  • Boat rescues, incl. capsizes
  • Person in Water rescue
  • Towing: astern & alongside
  • Williamson turn
  • Steering a range in/outbound
  • Intercepting & maintaining position with moving vessel
  • Use of bearings & GPS
  • Search pattern

Classroom Sessions

  • Weather & water briefings
  • VHF radio procedures
  • Safety & rescue equipment & procedures
  • Towing concepts
  • Search patterns concepts
  • Plotting a position
  • Calculating tides & currents

Prerequisites: US Sailing/US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate

Suggested Age: 16+ years

Certification(s) Earned: US Sailing/US Powerboating Safety and Rescue Boat Handling Certificate

Cost: $200

Course cancelation policy:
Cancelation with less than one week’s notice will result in a late fee equal to 25% of the course fee.
No refunds will be issued with less than 24 hour notice.

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