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2017 Safety at Sea Seminar

May 6 - May 7

*REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 5PM MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017 *

Overview

lifebuoy_250Muskegon Yacht Club will be offering the U.S. Sailing Safety at Sea seminar on Saturday, May 6, 2017, with an optional, hands-on second day on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

The classroom and optional hands-on training in the Safety at Sea curriculum are designed to enhance your sailing skills and help make you, your boat and your crew safer. A panel of professionals, including Brian Adams, Dr. Don Crandall, and Bob Dukesherer, have tailored their presentations to give you as much information as possible.  A general overview of the U.S. Sailing Safety at Sea curriculum can be found here:  http://www.ussailing.org/education/safety-at-sea/

Many race regulations, including the Chicago Mac Safety Regulations, strongly recommend that at least 30% of each boat’s crew have valid offshore Safety at Sea Certifications (issued within 5 years before the race).

Day two is sold out, please email MYC.SafetyatSea(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com if you would like to be put on a wait list for Day two.  We are working to accommodate those on the wait list.  Seats are still available for Day One

Day One (Saturday) will be held in the 150-seat Foundation Hall, Stevenson Center, Muskegon Community College, 221 S. Quarterline Road, Muskegon, Michigan (see map below).  Registration will be from 7:30 until 8:00am.  Presentations will begin at 8:00am and conclude by 5:00pm.  A continental breakfast will be served and a boxed lunch will be provided.

A final syllabus will be emailed to participants the week prior to the event.  Day two participants will receive a separate email detailing the equipment needed for day two.

Day Two (Sunday) will be held at Muskegon Yacht Club, 3198 Edgewater Street, Muskegon, Michigan.  Registration will be from 7:30am until 8:00am.  Presentations will begin at 8:00am and conclude by 3:30pm.  A continental breakfast will be served and a buffet lunch will be available for purchase.  An email will be sent out the week prior to the event detailing the equipment/clothing you will need to bring.  We have USCG approval for flare use during the event.  Please bring any flares you would like to use.

Cost

Cost is $185 for day one.  Discounts for U.S. Sailing Members and Muskegon Yacht Club members are available and further described on the registration form.

Option              Seminar Price         MYC Member Price           U.S. Sailing  Discount

Day 1 Only:           $185                                  $170                                                    -$5

Day 2:    Day 2 is currently sold out.  Please email MYC.SafetyatSea(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com if you would like to be put on a wait list for day two.

 

Registration Information–REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 5PM Monday May 1.

Seating is limited and advance registration is required.  There will be no registrations accepted at the event. Please register online or by printing and mailing the form below.

Online Registration

  1. Pay by credit card, using our secure online payment portal AND
  2. Complete our online registration form. If you don’t receive a confirmation of your registration within 48 hours, please contact us.

Print and mail registration

Complete the PDF Form, print it out and and mail it in, along with a check payable to “Muskegon Yacht Club”

DAY ONE VENUE INFORMATION:

Updates

This page will be updated as more information becomes available, including specific start times, additional speakers and seminar materials.  Current update: 4/21/17

Details

Start:
May 6
End:
May 7
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Organizer

Brad Fisher
Phone:
616-402-8919
Email:

Venue

Muskegon Community College – Stevenson Center, Foundation Hall 1100
221 S. Quarterline Road
Muskegon, MI United States
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