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Seamanship I is the first of three seamanship seminars on safety, regulations and seamanship, and it covers the most basic and universal concepts in regulations and safety for sailors.

Seamanship I is the first of three seamanship seminars on safety, regulations and seamanship, and it covers the most basic and universal concepts in regulations and safety for sailors. Seamanship I is packaged with Navigation I and the Basic Keelboat (Learn-to- Sail) course and is offered on weekday evenings or weekend days year round. As with all the Seamanship and Navigation seminars, it is free to all OCSC students and members. It is also available at $25 as a stand-alone course


TOPICS COVERED
  • Right-of-way laws

  • Lighting requirements

  • Sound signals

  • Safety equipment

  • Medical issues

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  • Line handling

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    Three-Hour Seminar

    2–5 pm on Sundays

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    Three-Hour Seminar

    7–10 pm on Tuesdays


  • Universal Concepts

    Your instructor will fill you in on the foundations of seamenship, touching on a large variety of skills that you will take with you for the rest of your sailing career.

This Course Prepares You For

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    Basic Keelboat

    Our Basic Keelboat certification package is a comprehensive lifetime preparation course that is a place for participants to learn how to sail.

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    Basic Cruising

    This course is designed specifically to prepare you to skipper a sailboat in the challenging conditions peculiar to San Francisco Bay.