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Safety at Sea Seminar (1 day) March 21, 2020 at Nanaimo Yacht Club
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EVENT CANCELLED

The BC Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar (1 day) is intended for sailors who are participating in World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations (OSR) Category 3-4 and US SER Coastal Category passages or events such as the Southern Straits Race, Patos Island Race, and Swiftsure Race.  The seminar includes classroom and practical sessions and is Sail Canada approved. 

Safety at Sea Seminar (1 day) topics include a review of required safety equipment, preparing heavy weather sails, obtaining and interpreting local weather forecasts, hypothermia and cold water immersion, man overboard, emergency signals and communications.  

Participants are required to bring to the seminar the personal safety gear that they intend to use in the Southern Straits Race, Patos Island Race, Swiftsure Race, or a similar overnight, near-coastal passage or event, including PFD, harness, safety tether, and personal MOB light.  Wet weather gear and warm clothing is strongly recommended for the outdoor practicals.  

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Price includes course participation, refreshments and lunches, and upon successful completion a course certificate valid for five years. 

Registrations are cancellable and refundable, less a 25% administration fee, until 7 calendar days prior to the training start date. 

To be valid, cancellation and refund requests must be delivered by email to sas@bcsailing.bc.ca and receipt confirmed within the above time frame.  

For the benefit of participants and event organizing authorities, BC Sailing and Sail Canada may maintain a publicly-searchable database listing participant names, certificate numbers and certificate expiry dates. 

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The Safety at Sea Seminar (1 day) does not include pool sessions or life raft training, and does not meet the requirements for OSR Category 0-1-2 offshore and oceanic races such as the Van Isle 360, Vic-Maui, Pacific Cup, Transpac, etc.  To choose the right training, please visit this Personal Survival Training Introduction.  

 

 

 Details
Date & Time: Mar 21, 2020 08:15 AM to
Mar 21, 2020 05:00 PM
[America/Vancouver UTC -8]

 

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Location: Nanaimo Yacht Club
400 Newcastle Avenue
Nanaimo BC
Canada
V9S4J1
 

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Registration Closes: Mar 12, 2020 11:59 PM

Event Coordinator:

Safety at Sea
sas@bcsailing.bc.ca
Useful Links: 1. Personal Survival Training Introduction
2. Safety at Sea Seminar (1 day) Information
3. BC Sailing
4. Nanaimo Yacht Club
5. Schooner Cove Yacht Club
 Registration Fees
Participant Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
Participant Registration  
  
$150.00
Yes
 
Participant (renewing/upgrading) Price
CAD
Spaces
Remaining
Participant Registration  
  
$120.00
Yes
 

Registration is now closed.


 

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