Seamanship Class in Honolulu
The Honolulu Sail and Power Squadron, a local unit of the United States Power Squadrons® is offering the advanced boating course, Seamanship, on March 14, 2012 in beautiful Waikiki.
This course. Classes are held on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and consists of nine sessions, with the first class starting on March 14, 2012 and with the last class on May 9, 2012. Please call Ellis Abram, education officer, at 808-255-3373 or visit the website http://www.uspshon.org for location information and to sign up. You may also fill out this form to sign up for the class.
This Seamanship course is a natural first/next step in building a foundation for confidence and competence for safe and enjoyable boating on the water. It extends the knowledge and skills of the boater in handling and maneuvering a vessel, either sail or power. The course provides a better understanding of how boats behave under various conditions including close quarters and open water operations. Knowledge and skills are increased in the areas of anchoring, emergencies, rules of the road, and marlinspike/basic knots.