D-024  Auxiliary Sail Endorsement

Course Overview

Summary:

This course provides classroom training in basic sailing terminology, techniques, and safety to meet the training requirements for issuance of an Auxiliary Sail endorsement to a US Coast Guard License.

Length:

1 Days (7 Hours)

Prerequisites:

Schedule:

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Class Schedules subject to chnage without notice.


Course Details:

This course provides classroom training in basic sailing terminology, techniques, and safety to meet the training requirements for issuance of an Auxiliary Sail endorsement to a US Coast Guard License. The course satisfies the requirements of 46 CFR 10.301-303 and the examination requirements of 46 CFR 10.205(i) for an Auxiliary Sail endorsement to any deck license.

The course covers the following topics:

Sailing terminology

  • Changing character of the wind
  • Points of sailing
  • Tacking and jibing
  • Sailboat hulls
  • Rigging
  • Sail plans

Sailing vessel navigation

  • Leeway and current
  • Sailing to windward
  • Planning a safe passage

Rules of the Road pertaining to sailing vessels

Examination:

The student will be administered a 10 question multiple-choice examination with a minimum score of 70% required.


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