Education Plan

Fall Semester Weekly Classroom Topics:

  1. Man-Overboard
  2. Radio Communications
  3. Navigation
  4. Safety at Sea
  5. Offshore Medical
  6. Log-Keeping & Watch-Keeping
  7. Engine Maintenance

Spring Semester Weekly Classroom Topics:

  1. Weather-Routing
  2. Anchoring & Towing
  3. Maintenance at Sea
  4. Nutrition & Sleep
  5. Abandon Ship
  6. Rules of the Road
  7. Lights at Night

US Sailing Online Offshore Safety-at-Sea Course: $85, 10 chapters, ~10 hours

  1. Weather-Routing
  2. Anchoring & Towing
  3. Maintenance at Sea
  4. Nutrition & Sleep
  5. Abandon Ship
  6. Rules of the Road
  7. Lights at Night

Weather Video Series – Cruising Club of America:

  1. Welcome (5:53)
  2. Introduction to Weather – Prof. Frank Bohlen – UConn (20:10)
  3. Marine Weather Fundamentals – Ken McKinley (1:18:14)
  4. The 500 mb Surface – Lee Chesneau (49:46)
  5. Ocean Currents, Waves, and Sea State – Prof. Frank Bohlen – UConn (46:17)
  6. Ocean Forecasting: The Process and Products – Joseph Sienkiewicz – NOAA (44:06)
  7. Communications for Weather – Joseph Corenman (41:13)
  8. Navigator’s Weather Watch – Ralph Naranjo (54:19)
  9. Weather Windows and Weather Routing – Ken Campbell (43:39)
  10. Round Table Panel Discussion – Moderator Prof. Frank Bohlen (1:06:02)
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