Sea Survival Training
WYC will host a Sea Survival Training class on the weekend of March 18/19th. The class will follow the WORLD SAILING OFFSHORE PERSONAL SURVIVAL COURSE curriculum, including: Principles of Survival, Personal Equipment, Preparation, Abandon Ship procedures, use of pyrotechnics, fire fighting, radio procedures, and more.
This is an intensive course that is 16 hours in length over two days, including not less than two hours of wet drills in a swimming pool. Each participant will also receive the latest RYA Sea Survival Book. This class will teach you the essential skills to keep you, your crew mates, and the boat safe as you sail on the Great Lakes and beyond. Eric Hill the instructor is crew on a Royal Canada Air Force Rescue Helicopter. He is also a yacht racer and has both personal and professional experience to share with us. Price is $399+tax. Register here.