Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Safety took a more aggressive stance at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club this past weekend. After the success of the 2010 Safety at Sea seminar where 300 sailors signed up for a one day introductory session under the guidance of the US Sailing Association, course organizers immediately saw the demand for a more hands-on course in the Great Lakes region. The course moderator was Halifax based Yachtmaster instructor Eric Hill who took 15 sailors on Saturday, followed by 11 more on Sunday through an in-depth course that included a visual presentation, flare training, a competency exam and an in-water participation exercise.
Click here for the full story at Sail-World.com.