SAFETY AT SEA SEMINAR

SUNY Maritime College

October 11, 2021

Building on the success of past seminars, this event will follow an interactive curriculum where attendees fire distress flares, put out fires, learn damage control, set storm sails, and rescue a man overboard among other activities.

US Sailing Offshore Safety-at-Sea Certificate

By attending the seminar and viewing the Storm Trysail’s Video Library, sailors will earn a US Sailing Offshore Safety-at-Sea Certificate. Attendees can opt to earn an International Offshore Safety-at-Sea Certificate by viewing US Sailing’s Online Offshore Safety-at-Sea course. This is in addition to the STF videos you will also watch.

Course Curriculum

  • On the water session with man overboard recovery, setting storm sails & emergency steering
  • Pool session with PFD, life raft use and combating hypothermia
  • Firefighting instruction, use of flares and pyrotechnics
  • Emergency communications and Search & Rescue
  • Damage control and much more

Questions?

Contact execdirector@stormtrysail.org with any questions

Schedule

Coming Soon

What to Bring

The seminar will be an all-day affair, much of which will take place outdoors and for the World Sailing Track, on a boat.

For World Sailing Certification (Track 2) you will need:

  • Cold Weather Sailing Gear for outside
  • Inflatable PFD, spare CO2 cartridge (or a 2nd offshore/dinghy style lifejacket) and tether
  • Change of clothes and towel
  • Second set of old foul weather gear for pool

Fees

  • Coming Soon (mid July 2021)

Payment is due in FULL at the time of registration.  Credit Cards Accepted

Once your registration payment has been processed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from Storm Trysail Club that will include your username, password, and link to the seminar site where you can access all the pre-seminar information.

Registration

SaS Interest

Registration will open Mid-July. Sign up here to be notified when registration is open.