Keelboat Instructor Programs

Coastal Passage Making Instructor

An intense five-day clinic designed for longer coastal passage making circumstances, night-time navigation, fog situations, watch rotations, radar use, and more

PREREQUISITES:

Current US Sailing Basic Keelboat Instructor Certification, Cruising and Coastal Navigation Instructor Certification
Current U.S. Coast Guard license (includes Auxiliary Sail Endorsement)
Current Standard First Aid and CPR certifications from a U.S. Coast Guard approved program
Current US Sailing membership

***NEW***  SAFESPORT: Beginning on 1/1/2018.  This program, developed by the US Olympic Committee, is required training for all Instructors. This requirement is also being put in place for other National Governing Bodies. This free online training course must be completed every 2 years. Instructor certification is not active unless SafeSport training has been completed.

  1. Go to: https://safesport.org/authentication/register?token=9d8ee5fa-5241-4dd2-a606-199d2f21e097 
  2. Enter your US Sailing member number, if you need to find it click here: http://www1.ussailing.org/User/RecoverMemberId.aspx.
  3. Complete all the modules

EVALUATION LENGTH:

Five days

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE COURSE:

Candidates should expect to be evaluated on a wide range of criteria including but not limited to the following:
Practical Skills, Day or Night
Sail Handling
Helmsmanship
Docking
Anchoring/Mooring
Overboard Rescue
Response to Emergencies
Housekeeping
Navigation (DR techniques, electronic, chart/pub usage)

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE:

Communications equipment/use
Boat systems
Passage planning/provisioning
Safety equipment

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

Communication skills
Organizational ability
Structuring learning environment
Team building-group interactivity
Professional attitude and conduct

For more information about the Instructor Certification Course, please contact us