This is the first course in the Advanced Grades series. This course is a prerequisite to all Advanced Grade classes except Piloting, which may be taken simultaneously, prior or following this course.

Course Content:

Marlinspike Seamanship
Rules of the Road
Man Overboard Recovery
Stability, Trim and Hull Forms
Basic Boat Handling
Anchoring, Rafting and Mooring
Stranding, Towing and Damage Control
RadioTelephone Operation and Procedures