Typical Two Day Program Outline

Day 1—

Topic Start Time Duration, Minutes End Time
Registration 7:15 AM 0:45 8:00 AM
Welcome and Introduction 8:00 AM 0:15 8:15 AM
Personal Safety Gear 8:15 AM 0:45 9:00 AM
Crew Overboard Prevention and Recovery 9:00 AM 0:45 9:45 AM
Pyrotechnics and Signalling Gear 9:45 AM 0:45 10:30 AM
Hypothermia and Drowning 10:30 AM 0:45 11:15 AM
Crew Health (head injuries, dehydration) 11:15 AM 0:45 12:00 PM
Lunch 12:00 PM 1:00 1:00 PM
Damage Control and Repair/Emergencies 1:00 PM 0:45 1:45 PM
Emergency Communications 1:45 PM 0:45 2:30 PM
Liferafts and Abandon Ship 2:30 PM 0:30 3:00 PM
SAR Organization 3:00 PM 0:45 3:45 PM
Wrap Up and Door Prizes 3:45 PM 0:15 4:00 PM


Day 2—

NOTE: Bring Foul weather gear, boots, harness and teather for the life raft experience. Bring a change of clothes and a towel.

Seminar Rotation with Four Groups
Group A Group B Group C Group D
Pool Station A Station B Station C
Pool Station A Station B Station C
Pool Station A Station B Station C
Pool Station A Station B Station C
Break Break Break Break
Station C Pool Station A Station B
Station C Pool Station A Station B
Station C Pool Station A Station B
Station C Pool Station A Station B
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Station B Station C Pool Station A
Station B Station C Pool Station A
Station B Station C Pool Station A
Station B Station C Pool Station A
Break Break Break    Break
Station A Station B Station C Pool
Station A Station B Station C Pool
Station A Station B Station C Pool
Station A Station B Station C Pool
Q&A Q&A Q&A Q&A
Test Test Test Test
US Sailing Hands-On Activities
Life Raft Boarding, Capsize Repacking SOS Dan Buoy
Life Jacket, Huddle Lifesling
Life Jacket Rearming Crew Overboard On the Water
EPIRBs and PLBs Splinting, wound management
Throw Rope Bags Bend on storm sails
Lifesling Lifting Tackle Use of Damage Control Kits
Damage Control Trailer USCG Drogues and Sea Anchors
Rigging Cutting Demonstration Collision Mat
Fire Fighting Grab Bag Contents and Operation
Flare Deployment