MSPS Seminars

Does your organization, club, or group need a safety seminar? Your group must have people that enjoy the Chesapeake Bay, the Potomac, Rappahannock rivers or Lake Anna. Seminars are a great way to learn about a specific topic concentrated into a manageable, two-hour commitment. These focused sessions help your friends round out their understanding and knowledge of a variety of boating topics and it will help them enjoy their off time safely.

Boat Handling
? Boat Handling Under Power
? Advanced Powerboat Handling
? Anchoring
? Boating on Rivers. Locks, and Lakes
? Sail Trim and Rig Tuning

Navigation
? Using GPS
? How to Use a Chart
? Basic Coastal Navigation
? Mariner’s Compass
? Mastering the Rules of the Road
? Marine Radar

Facing the Environment
? Basic Weather and Forecasting
? Hurricane Preparation for Boaters
? Tides and Currents

Safety
? Emergencies on Board
? Fuel and Boating
? Partner in Command
? Man Overboard
? Using VHF & VHF/DSC Marine Radio

Techniques
? Knots, Bends, and Hitches
? Paddle Smart
? Trailering Your Boat

Cruising
? Crossing Borders

Hands On Skills
? Practical on the Water Training

**Contact our Education Officer for more details.