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Events under 'Education'
Monday, November 20, 2017

Boating Education Calendar

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Seamanship

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: November 13, 16, 20, 27, and 30 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, November 20, 2017 18:00 - 20:00
Every Week until November 28, 2017

Seamanship

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: November 13, 16, 20, 27, and 30 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, November 27, 2017 18:00 - 20:00
Every Week until November 28, 2017

Seamanship

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: November 13, 16, 20, 27, and 30 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, November 30, 2017 18:00 - 19:00
Every 2 Weeks until November 24, 2017

How to Use a chart

Whether you're planning a cruise, going fishing, or traveling to a local marina, knowing how to read and use nautical charts is essential to safe boating. Charts include must-have information, including bottom contours, hazards, and aids to navigation, to help you travel safely. Each student receives a waterproof flip-fold Chart Symbols and On-the-Water Guide to take along on the boat with you, as well as a Student Guide for the seminar. What's Included? • What charts show navigators above the water • Chart features • Chart scales • What charts show navigators below the water • Aids to navigation • Latitude and longitude • Planning your course • What’s in your way. Lead Instructor: TBD Time and Date: 9:00, December 2, 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)
Saturday, December 02, 2017 9:00 - 11:00
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