The course includes a full day of hands-on training, including in-the-water exercises. Details of the hands-on session are here.
Participants MUST complete the online prerequisite course and provide their certificate of completion before attending. The online courses are provided via US Sailing.
- The prerequisite for most participants is the "Offshore" course, covering fifteen core topics.
- Participants RENEWING their certificate less than ten years after issuance may instead take the "Offshore Upgrade" course, consisting of five topics.
- US Sailing members get a discount on these courses with the discount code found in your "My US Sailing" account under Member Coupons and Benefits