Safety at Sea Seminars


Cruising Club of America Safety At Sea Seminar

When: March 10th & 11th, 2018
Where: Newport, RI
Sign Up: Sign-up link available October, 2017

The CCA Safety at Sea seminar offers the options for the one-day US Sailing Offshore Safety at Sea Seminar, the two seminar and practical training for the World Sailing (formerly ISAF) Approved Offshore Personal Survival Course certificate, a one day refresher seminar sailors that need to refresh their existing ISAF/World Sailing certification, and non-certificate sessions for Bermuda Race preparations and for crew medical officers. New for the 2018 Bermuda Race is the option to complete the classroom portion of the two day Personal Survival Course online.

For more information please visit the CCA Safety at Sea Seminar Page

Newport Bermuda Race safety requirements:

At least 30% but not fewer than two members of the crew, including the Captain and Navigator or a Watch Captain shall have attended a one-day or two-day US Sailing Offshore Safety at Sea Seminar within the last five (5) years, or other courses as approved by US Sailing. In addition, at least two members of the crew must hold an ISAF/World Sailing approved Offshore Personal Survival Course Certificate (need not be the Captain/Navigator/Watch Captain).

Multihull vessels require all crew members to have a current ISAF/World Sailing approved Offshore Personal Survival Course Certificate.

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