Safety at Sea Seminars

Cruising Club of America Safety At Sea Seminar

When: March 10th & 11th, 2018
Where: Newport, RI
Sign Up: Register Online

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.

The seminar team has put together a guide to fulfilling the requirement that can be downloaded here 


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

Newport-Bermuda Race Safety at Sea 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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