STC Hands-On Safety At Sea Course

US Sailing Sanctioned Hands-On Safety at Sea Seminar

SUNY Maritime College

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Storm Trysail Club will host their annual spring US Sailing Sanctioned Hands-On Safety At Sea Training Seminar on May 18, 2024

The seminar will be a one full-day event at SUNY Maritime College.

Building on the success of past seminars, this event will follow an interactive curriculum where participants will learn about damage control, fire distress rockets and flares, put out fires, set storm sails, and exercise water survival skills & use of life rafts, perform crew overboard (COB) rescue among other activities.

One of two safety at sea certifications can be earned by a combination of participation in the hands-on training seminar and completion of online course material:

  • US Sailing Sanctioned International Offshore Safety at Sea Course with Hands-On Training certificate by completion of the US Sailing Safety at Sea: Offshore Online Course (Units 1-15) in advance of and participating in the Hands-On Training Seminar
  • US Sailing Sanctioned International Offshore Safety at Sea Refresher Course (World Sailing Certificate Refresh – Taken within the last 10 years) by completion of the US Sailing Safety at Sea: Offshore Upgrade Online Course (Units 11-15) in advance of an participating in the Hands-On Training Seminar

Once we receive your completed registration and seminar payment you will be issued a unique course code and information on how to access the online courses.

All participants must review the following STC videos: 

Please pay special attention to the COB sections of the videos.  Additionally, you must study the attached Control Grid. SASDamageControlGrid copy  Another great resource is the SAS Leadership and Seamanship Report.  There will be an online quiz after the seminar.




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