Markset Boat Handling
Event on 2017-05-21 08:00:00
This hands-on, on-the-water course is for anyone who will be operating a mark-set boat for a race, regatta or event. An operator of a mark-set boat is expected to be able to perform safety, rescue and mark-setting operations.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 Taking wind readings Setting & moving marks using range/bearing & GPS Setting a starting line & gate Classroom Sessions Weather & water briefings VHF radio procedures Safety & rescue equipment & procedures Towing concepts Search patterns concepts Plotting a position Calculating tides & currents Race support boat equipment & procedures Effects of wind & current Race course configurations Prerequisites: US Sailing/US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling CertificateSuggested Age: 16+yearsCertification(s) Earned: Mark-Set Boat Handling Certificate Cost: 0 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.
at Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States
229 Fairview Drive
Sheboygan, United States