PYC Satori Foundation Safety at Sea Seminar Preliminary Schedule

Friday March 22           3:00PM-8:00PM Final Registration

Saturday March 23      7:30AM-8:00AM Late registration, Continental Breakfast

                                          8:00AM-12:00PM Morning sessions

                                          1:00PM – 5:00PM Afternoon Sessions

                                          5:00PM PYC Hospitality Hour

Sunday March 24         8:30AM-9:00AM Continental Breakfast

                                         9:00AM-12:00PM Two hands-on demo stations

                                         12:00PM-12:30PM Lunch

                                         12:30PM-3:00PM Two hands-on demo stations

                                         3:00PM-3:30PM USSA Certification Test

Moderator— Bruce Brown

Bruce Brown was the chairman of the independent review panel for the 2012 Newport to Ensenada Race involving the loss of Aegean. Presenter at Volvo Ocean Race SAS Seminar in Miami. Instructor in 100T USCG License Program, presenter USCG Marine Industry Days. He is a published author of numerous safety related articles. He has been the lead moderator at the CCA Newport Bermuda Race safety seminar and many more.

2nd Moderator— Bill Biewenga

Bill Biewenger is an accomplished inshore and offshore sailor. He has accumulated well over 400,000 sea miles including 41 transatlantic crossings, over 60 passages to and from the Caribbean, several TransPacs and Bermuda races, numerous record attempts, deliveries and races, as well as participation in 4 round the world races. He has experience as a skipper, navigator, weather analyst/router, watch captain, helmsman, deck hand, and project manager. He has sailed in the Great Lakes and virtually every ocean of the world.