Boat Handling

Thursday, April 4th, 2019 and 6 consecutive weeks
7pm-9pm
West Islip Public Library
3 Higbie Lane, West Islip, NY 11795

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TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE:

*Week 1 –  Rules of the Road- The rules most likely to apply in local waters

*Week 2 – Docking and Undocking- Issues affecting docking and undocking and how to deal with them

*Week 3 – Boating with Confidence- Issues you can control on your boat and how to deal with them, Issues the environment will present and how to handle them, How to use and tie knots most often used at sea

* Week 4 – Anchoring with Assurance- Learn how to anchor and choose appropriate locations depending on conditions, Selecting the appropriate anchors, chain, and rode, Pick up moorings and rafting to other boats, How to use and tie the knots most often used when anchoring

*Week 5 – Emergencies on Board- Vessel and Medical emergencies, How to be prepared and communicate your problem to others *Week 6 – Knots and Line Handling– Function of knots, bends, and hitches, Characteristics and properties of rope, Proper type and size line, How to care for the lines *Week 7 – Test

Registration/Supply Fee

$60.00 Includes Registration Fee and eBook Key

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