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Cruising Club of America International Offshore Safety at Sea with Hands-On Training Course
Successful completion of this 2-part course, presented by the CCA with the Bermuda Race Foundation and the New York Yacht Club, yields a World Sailing-approved Offshore Personal Survival Course certificate. Part 1 comprises US Sailing’s Online Offshore Safety at Sea Course, covering heavy weather, offshore communications, medical matters, MOB prevention & recovery, crew preparation & training, essentials of damage control, personal safety equipment, and more.
Part 2 is a 1-day session comprising classroom and hands-on practical training that will update participants with the latest information on safety equipment, sailing incidents & regulations, followed by a practical section with experienced instructors covering the use of flares, firefighting, damage control and safety equipment, as well as pool time using PFDs & life rafts. Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Sailing and Education Center at Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI; sas.cruisingclub.org/courses/sas