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Hilton Head Sail and Power Squadron

A unit of United States Power Squadrons ®

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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Monday, April 03, 2017

Weather (Mon. 3 Apr, 2017 18:00 - 20:00)

For boaters, knowing the forecast isn't enough; you need to understand its impact on you and your boat. Gain the knowledge and confidence to venture out on the water. Be a responsible skipper, protect your friends and family and take this course today. What's Included? • How weather systems form, behave, and move • Where to get weather reports and forecasts on the Internet • Using full color photographs and drawings to understand weather in the United States • Using Daily Weather Maps - learning aids with a compete explanation of map symbols designed to develop weather map reading and analysis skills • Understanding NOAA’s Sky Watcher Chart - a reference to assist in identifying • cloud types The Weather Course is designed to be conducted over ten two-hour sessions including time for review and the multiple choice closed book exam. Lead Instructor: Smitty Haller, AP and Barry Moore, P Time and dates: 6:00–8:00 March 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30, and April 3 Location: Hilton Head Island Senior Center, 70 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Cost: $75 To register contact: Peter Dion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (631.456.9134)

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Emergencies on Board (Sat. 8 Apr, 2017 9:00 - 11:00)

Learn how to adequately prepare for common emergencies and deal with them when they occur. Gain practical knowledge about accident prevention, running aground, onboard fires, getting lost, towing, and medical emergencies. A must-have for skippers, this seminar provides valuable skills for anyone venturing on the water. The seminar comes with the Emergencies on Board QuickGuide—a handy reference to use in responding to emergency situations, as well as a full color Student Guide for the seminar. What's Included? • Prevent accidents • Make emergency calls and signals • Deal with running aground • Handle a person overboard situation • Put out files onboard • Deal with losing power • Deal with medical conditions • Deal with steering failures • Deal with getting lost Instructors: TBD Time and Date: 9:00, April 8, 2017 Location: Hilton Head Island Senior Center, 70 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Cost: $45 for members; $55 for non-members To register contact: Peter Dion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (631.456.9134)

Monday, April 10, 2017

Seamanship (Mon. 10 Apr, 2017 18:00 - 20:00)

The Seamanship course is the next step after completing America’s Boating Course, taking the knowledge and skills learned there and expanding and extending them in this course. The Student Manual Kit includes the text, a knot practice board, and the One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road. 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. Topics covered include: • 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. Lead Instructor: Certified HHSPS Instructors Time and Dates: April 10, 13, 17, 20, and 24 Location: Hilton Head Island Senior Center, 70 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Cost: $75 To register contact: Peter Dion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 631.456.9134

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Seamanship (Thu. 13 Apr, 2017 18:00 - 20:00)

The Seamanship course is the next step after completing America’s Boating Course, taking the knowledge and skills learned there and expanding and extending them in this course. The Student Manual Kit includes the text, a knot practice board, and the One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road. 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. Topics covered include: • 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. Lead Instructor: Certified HHSPS Instructors Time and Dates: TBD Location: Hilton Head Island Senior Center, 70 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Cost: $75 To register contact: Peter Dion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 631.456.9134

Monday, April 17, 2017

Magellan Society - Marsh & Buck (Mon. 17 Apr, 2017 11:00 - 14:00)

On Monday, April 17, we'll kick off the 2017 Magellan Society season with a cruise circumnavigating Marsh & Buck Islands followed by lulnch at "Fish Camp" in Broad Creek Marina.

Seamanship (Mon. 17 Apr, 2017 18:00 - 20:00)

The Seamanship course is the next step after completing America’s Boating Course, taking the knowledge and skills learned there and expanding and extending them in this course. The Student Manual Kit includes the text, a knot practice board, and the One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road. 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. Topics covered include: • 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. Lead Instructor: Certified HHSPS Instructors Time and Dates: April 10, 13, 17, 20, and 24 Location: Hilton Head Island Senior Center, 70 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Cost: $75 To register contact: Peter Dion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 631.456.9134

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Seamanship (Thu. 20 Apr, 2017 18:00 - 20:00)

The Seamanship course is the next step after completing America’s Boating Course, taking the knowledge and skills learned there and expanding and extending them in this course. The Student Manual Kit includes the text, a knot practice board, and the One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road. 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. Topics covered include: • 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. Lead Instructor: Certified HHSPS Instructors Time and Dates: TBD Location: Hilton Head Island Senior Center, 70 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Cost: $75 To register contact: Peter Dion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 631.456.9134

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Seamanship (Mon. 24 Apr, 2017 18:00 - 20:00)

The Seamanship course is the next step after completing America’s Boating Course, taking the knowledge and skills learned there and expanding and extending them in this course. The Student Manual Kit includes the text, a knot practice board, and the One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road. 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. Topics covered include: • 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. Lead Instructor: Certified HHSPS Instructors Time and Dates: April 10, 13, 17, 20, and 24 Location: Hilton Head Island Senior Center, 70 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 Cost: $75 To register contact: Peter Dion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 631.456.9134

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Beaufort Air Show Raft Up (Sat. 29 Apr, 2017 0:00 - 1:00)

Raft up with the Beaufort PS to see the Blue Angels

CPR Training (Sat. 29 Apr, 2017 9:00 - 12:00)

CPR Training Lead Instructor: Steve Rahn Time and Date: 9-11:00, April 29, 2017 Location: Hilton Head Boathouse Showroom Cost: $10 To Register Contact: Peter Dion: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (631.456.9134)

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