Safety at Sea Courses

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Safety at Sea Courses are for everyone:
Cruisers; Power boaters & Sailboat Racers

Special Equipment Regulations (SERs) help determine what level of Safety at Sea training is required for different races. Here's a table that helps explain it: Once you know what kind of training you need, then find a course that works for you.

 

SER Categories

Note – Look at the NOR of your event to see if your race changes this.

SER Coastal Races, 4.3.2

SER Ocean Races, 4.3.1

World Sailing OSR Categories

Note – Look at the NOR of your event to see if your race changes this.

World Sailing OSR Category 1, 2

World Sailing OSR Category 0

X
XX
  • International Offshore Safety at Sea Course with Hands-on Training (this complies with World Sailing Offshore Personal Survival Course guidelines)
XXX
Notes:
  • All Safety at Sea courses are good for five years from the date of the course.
  • If a course is taken in two stages (classroom vs. hands-on), the earliest date is what counts.
  • If the two stages are taken at different times, they must be taken within one year of one another.