US Naval Academy Safety-at-Sea Seminar

USNA, Annapolis, MD ~ 26-27 March 2004

Each March, a Safety at Sea Seminar is held at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD to help prepare those individuals planning to go sailing offshore for the safety issues they will encounter.  In preparation for Ship 25's upcoming participation in the 2004 Bermuda Ocean Race, Skipper and Drew attended the seminar at USNA and the rest of the crew attended a similar seminar one week later at the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

2004 Presentations: 
Medical Readiness & Response by Dr. Dan Carlin
Association of MD Pilots by Captain Bill Band
Coast Guard Helicopter Pilot Presentation by CDR Bill Boeh, USCG (.pdf version)
Risk Management in Sailing by Prof. Paul Miller
Care and Maintenance of Safety Equipment by Chuck Hawley (.pdf version)
Staying in Touch by Bob Thompson
Forecast Features by Joe Sienkiewicz
Blue Yankee by Bob Towse and crew
In-Depth Weather Analysis by Lee Chesneau & Joe Sienkiewicz

Materials presented the prior year in 2003 can be found at the web page.

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The class-room part of the seminar was held in a giant USNA lecture hall.  

Here the Superintendent of the Naval Academy, a  real "sailing Admiral", welcomes the participants.

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Examples of rigging fittings that failed due to lack of proper inspection and maintenance.

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Man overboard recovery and SOLAS flare demonstration.

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This page is from the website of SSS YORKSHIRE - Sea Scout Ship 25, York, PA, USA -