International Safety at Sea with Hands On Training

Register for International Offshore Safety at Sea with Hands-on Training to be held at Richard L. Bready Mount Hope Bay Sailing and Education Center at Roger Williams University, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI  02809.

Please indicate your desired date below:

This is the US Sailing-sanctioned course that satisfies the World Sailing requirements and is required by many ocean races.

Registration fee includes:

  • In-Person hands-on training
  • Online prerequisite supplement ($85 value if separate)
  • Printed copy of the Safety at Sea Core Topics Handbook ($26 if separate)
  • Membership in or renewal of US Sailing membership ($65 if separate)

For a general course description, see this page. Details of the hands-on session are here. This course can be conducted upon request for large groups (minimum of 30 people). It is normally conducted at Roger Williams University but may be possible to be conducted elsewhere in New England if suitable facilities are available. Please contact our Safety at Sea program coordinator for available dates and pricing." Make the words "Safety at Sea program coordinator a hyperlink to my email address (

The fee for individuals is $325. A discounted rate of $295 is available to four or more from the same family or boat and to members (and spouses) of the Cruising Club of America or the New York Yacht Club. (Complete one form for each person. Note: US Sailing requests a different email address for each participant because that is how they reference your certificate)

You qualify for a lower rate of $275, without the Online Offshore Safety at Sea course if:

  • You have completed the the US Sailing “Online Offshore Safety at Sea Course” or the in-person US Sailing “Offshore Safety at Sea” course within one year of this Hands-on course, or
  • You have a current or expired World Sailing (formerly ISAF) Approved Offshore Personal Survival Course certificate (i.e. this will be a “refresher course”) within 10 years

No additional discount will be applied to these lower rates.

Image and Liability Release for Self (or for a Minor):

Image: I hereby authorize Cruising Club of America and its agents, members, and volunteers (“CCA”) to capture still and moving images and sound recordings of me in connection with my participation in the seminar and to use without compensation, irrevocably, such materials, including my name, voice, likeness, and personality, in depicting or promoting activities of CCA or seamanship generally.

Liability: I recognize that the hands-on training to be provided contain inherent risks, including those from flame and water, and I assume those risks. I agree to follow all instructions provided in the seminar and hereby release CCA from any liability for injury to me, whether or not caused by CCA’s alleged negligence.

Minor: If signing up on behalf of a minor participant, I am authorized to release, and hereby execute this release on behalf of the minor.

Please indicate your agreement to this release by typing your name in the space labeled "Consent Signature" at the bottom of this form.

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Roger Williams University, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809