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Ocean Preparedness Seminar
September 27, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
J World Annapolis is announcing an exciting and new training seminar, Ocean Preparedness Seminar(OPS), aimed at preparing southbound sailors for a successful journey by offering an intensive hands on seminar focusing on planning and executing a successful passage. The two day agenda is aimed at preparing you and your crew for the rigors of offshore sailing. Going beyond the classroom this seminar will give you hands on experience with heavy weather sailing and gear, offshore appropriate PFD’s and personal safety gear, person in the water rescue techniques, offshore first aid, flares and safety equipment and emergency communications. As the official training partner of the World Cruising Club’s ARC Caribbean 1500 and Bahamas Rally, J World Annapolis is taking the lead in offering safety training for sailors preparing to head “down island” this winter. Whether you plan to join one of the many cruising rallies headed to the Caribbean, plan to cruise on your own, or join us on the J 120 for the ARC Bahamas Rally, this intensive two day seminar will give you the hands on training and access to experts to build your skills and your confidence. The cost of the event is $199 and participants will need to bring their own lunch. If you have any questions please contact Jeff or Kristen at 410.280.2040.