Hilton Head Sail and Power Squadron

A unit of United States Power Squadrons ®

Boating is fun, let us show you how!


Mastering Rules of the Road

Date: Sat. 24 Jun, 2017 9:00 - 11:00
Duration: 2 Hours
Don't leave the dock without knowing the rules of the road. This seminar simplifies the sometimes complex U.S. Inland Rules and International Rules, or COLREGS, for the recreational boater. Through examples, you'll discover how to avoid collisions in various situations, the differences between power and sailboat rules, and the special rules for fishing vessel. This seminar includes McGraw-Hill's The One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road by Charlie Wing, as well as Student Notes with slides. This seminar is also a starting point for study preparation for the USCG License examination. What’s Included? • Avoiding collisions • Meeting head on • Crossing • Overtaking • Sailing vessels • Vessel responsibilities • Fishing vessels • Lights and shapes on vessels • Sounds signals • Restricted visibility • Distress signals Lead Instructor: TBD Time and Date: 9:00, June 24, 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)

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