Helpful resources to aid in your Safety at Sea education
Independent reviews done by the Safety at Sea Committee
This 220-page book was written to accompany US Sailing’s Safety at Sea course, which shares best practices with both aspiring and experienced offshore sailors. The book is 25.95 and can be ordered through our online store.
Information on helmet usage in competitive and recreational sailing
Good seamanship is crucial to staying safe on the water
TSA guidelines for traveling with a personal flotation device
This card is a quick reference guide to help you assess and care for someone suffering from hypothermia. The card is also included with our Safety at Sea: A Guide to Safety Under Sail and Personal Survival book referenced above.
This article was written by Tim Murphy, Editor-At-Large, Cruising World Magazine. In 2019, Tim took the Online Offshore Safety at Sea course followed by participation in an International Offshore Safety at Sea Hands-on only course hosted by Cruising Club of America. He gives his insights on the value of these courses for both the racing and cruising sailor.
The U.S. Coast Guard has updated the channels and their frequencies for VHF radios operated in the United States.