Seamanship

Build boating confidence and competence for safe and fun on-the-water adventures.  Seamanship provides a foundation of knowledge and skills in boat handling and maneuvering, boat operation, skipper's responsibilities, and boating techniques that will advance your boating enjoyment.

What's included?

For both sail and power boats, Seamanship covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Types of boats and how they behave on the water
  • Anchoring in various conditions
  • Docking and line handling
  • Close quarter maneuvering
  • Rules of the road
  • Communication with other boats
  • How to respond to various emergencies
  • Marlinespike/basic knots
  • And other interesting topics

This course is normally completed in 8 two-hour sessions: six sessions of study, one session of review and one session for the exam.

Contact our Squadron Education Officer for more information.

Cost - $104 non-members, $57 members.

Nashville Boating

Upcoming Events and Educational Opportunities:

EVENTS
February 3 - Change of Watch - 1-3 pm  Bavarian Beirhaus, 121 Opry Mills Drive Suite 315 Nashville, TN 37214

UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES - 

Cruise Planning  - Jan 26, Feb 9,16, 23

Weather  - Wednesdays. January 30 - March 20, 2019

ABC Beginner Boat Class -  Saturday, February 9, 2019 

Seamanship - Tuesdays, March 5 - April 23, 2019.

Piloting - TBD - Eight weeks

 

SAFETY TIP
 ELECTRICAL SHOCK DROWNING (ESD) BY DIY AC SAFETY TEST FOR BOAT AND DOCK OWNERS.  All boat and dock owners must check your AC electrical system for stray current that could cause electrical shock and potential death to swimmers.  It could save a life.

 

2018 Bridge Leadership

Commander -

Cdr Ray Alley, AP-IN

Squadron Education Officer -

Lt/C Randy Stone

Assistant Education Officer -

1st Lt Art Chapman

Secretary -

Lt/C Barry Cleveland, AP

Treasurer -

Lt/C Bobby Naylor, AP

Member-at-Large -

1/Lt Jane Malatak, P

1/Lt Jack Rubey, S

Assistant Secretary for I.T. -

Vacant

Flag Lieutentant -

Vacant

Administrative Officer -

Vacant

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