Trained to supervise a watch section sailing an offshore-capable, inboard auxiliary powered sailing vessel with a qualified skipper, e.g., D-Cruising Skipper (D-CS), aboard during continuous passages across unfamiliar waters, day, night, and in reduced visibility in protected to moderate wind and sea conditions.
Qualified in Piloting and Navigation; qualified as Senior Crew or ASA 101 and 103.
TEXTS AND MATERIALS:
US Coast Guard, Navigation Rules: International-Inland, version M16672.2D, John Rousmaniere, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship. CHART 12270, CHART 12282, and one other chart to be assigned.
A set of navigation instruments and a hand-bearing compass.
PERFORMANCE ITEMS INCLUDE:
leadership, rules of the road, look out, handling the helm, navigation, sail trim, marlinspike seamanship, boat control, docking, heavy-weather sailing; overboard recovery, safety and emergency procedures, anchoring, mooring, and rafting.
A schedule of class dates is available on the ANSA calendar.
$520 plus the cost of the required texts, charts, professional quality navigation instruments, and a hand-bearing compass; includes the cost of on-the-water training. Additionally, $150 for ASA 104 certification.
Email the Rear Commodore for Training (email@example.com) or call the principal instructor Jim Openshaw (410-531-2107).