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Currently Scheduled Seminars


Mastering the Rules of the Road
Sat 12 Jan 2019 @ 1000 EST
2 hours
Members: $35, Non-members: $45
Location: Map

West Marine
789 E Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48083

Don't leave the dock without knowing the rules of the road. This seminar simplifies the sometimes complex U.S. Inland Rules and International Rules, or COLREGS, for the recreational boater.

Through examples, you'll discover how to avoid collisions in various situations, the differences between power and sailboat rules, and the special rules for fishing vessel.

This seminar is also a starting point for study preparation for the USCG License examination.

Topics include:
  • Avoiding collisions
  • Meeting head on
  • Crossing
  • Overtaking
  • Sailing vessels
  • Vessel responsibilities
  • Fishing vessels
  • Lights and shapes on vessels
  • Sounds signals
  • Restricted visibility
  • Distress signals
Materials include:
  • Downloadable US Coast Guard Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook
Instructor:

P/R/C Don Fiander, SN


Mastering the Rules of the Road
Sat 12 Jan 2019 @ 1000 EST
2 hours
Members: $35, Non-members: $45

West Marine
789 E Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48083

Don't leave the dock without knowing the rules of the road. This seminar simplifies the sometimes complex U.S. Inland Rules and International Rules, or COLREGS, for the recreational boater.

Through examples, you'll discover how to avoid collisions in various situations, the differences between power and sailboat rules, and the special rules for fishing vessel.

This seminar is also a starting point for study preparation for the USCG License examination.

Topics include:
  • Avoiding collisions
  • Meeting head on
  • Crossing
  • Overtaking
  • Sailing vessels
  • Vessel responsibilities
  • Fishing vessels
  • Lights and shapes on vessels
  • Sounds signals
  • Restricted visibility
  • Distress signals
Materials include:
  • Downloadable US Coast Guard Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook
Instructor:

P/R/C Don Fiander, SN