Suddenly in Command !
What would you do if you found yourself suddenly in command when the skipper is incapacitated?
This is the ideal course for those who enjoy boating but are not often at the helm. Boating problems and emergencies can occur, and you may find yourself suddenly in command. How can you get help? How can you get to shore? What can you do if boating mishaps arise? This course covers some essential boating information about what to do in these situations.
Safe boating requires planning and preparation as well as careful operation. Steps to take to minimize boating problems and basic emergency procedures are covered. Topics include pre-underway planning, developing situational awareness, understanding how boats handle, VHF radio introduction including how to get help in an emergency, Coast Guard required safety equipment and regulations, and accident assessment and reporting.
This class meets Monday, June 19, 2017 and Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 6 - 8pm. All required materials are included in the course fee.