Welcome to the NWSA International Safety at Sea Schedule

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All times in CDT (America/Chicago - GMT -5 hours)

Grab a coffee and a quick continental breakfast at the Beachcomber (service begins at 7:45 ). Sign in, welcome, introductions and house rules begin at 8:00 in the Centennial Room where...

Along the US coastline, the Coast Guard is usually only a radio call or beacon alert away. Find out when and how you should contact them to ask...

Speakers: Capt. Ed Huntsman | Chellsey Phillips Canlas United States Coast Guard

When we go to sea, things break. With good knowledge of your boat, tools, skill and spare parts you can prepare for many breakdowns and be able to...

Hands-on experience in the water with your inflatable life jacket and life raft will limit time in the water figuring things out if you must abandon ship. Practice...

There are three relatively simple things you can do to be safe from drowning while at sea: stay on board, wear floatation, and use a lifejacket with a...

The best crew overboard recovery is the one that is prevented. We will discuss the many tools and habits to keep crew on the boat, as well as...

We are honored to be announcing this very special award, presented annually to honor an individual who has a record of achievement in inspiring, educating and enriching the...

Hands-on practice using flares and other signals to help you be seen, heard and recognized as being in distress.

Fire prevention practices are essential on any ocean going boat, but having hands-on experience extinguishing a fire is a smart way to prepare to prevent a small fire...

Find out what's new in safety, including race requirements, as well as the basics of how to use the new gear or electronics.

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