Multihull Central Seamanship Course-Module 5 Coastal passage, putting it all together
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Multihull Central Seamanship Course-Module 5 Coastal passage, putting it all together

Multihull Central Seamanship Course-Module 5 Coastal passage, putting it al...

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Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay, QLD, Australia

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This module will be taught sailing from Hervey Bay to Manly, to Southport to Manly via Mooloolaba

This is an advanced training module designed to give you a good understanding of how to undertake an off-shore passage and to practice all the necessary navigational, seamanship and sailing skills to keep you on track and arrive safely at your destination. The module concentrates on putting all the previously learned information together in a practical exercise of undertaking a coastal passage. Sailing experience and knowledge by undertaking modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 or equivalent are a basic requirement before undertaking this module. The timing of this module will vary depending on the location of the vessel and the requirements of each participants.

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The module is conducted over 3-4 days operating from a suitable location in a small group size of up to 4 participants. The module requires flexibility by the participants as to when it can be undertaken as it is totally dependent on the prevailing weather conditions at the time. Live aboard accommodation is a requirement for this module.

Syllabus includes:

Victualling – food and provisions for undertaking an off-shore passage

Engine and all maintenance checks

Setting watch rotation for night and day sailing and the responsibilities of watch keeping

Prepare a passage plan based on weather and local information

Leave port and set sail • Navigate course using electronic and paper charts, GPS, auto pilot and radar

Use VHF Radio to monitor other vessels and to use Marine Rescue to follow passage

Handle any conditions that may arise and avoid all hazards

Cooking, eating and sleeping at sea

Navigate through channels and off-shore by day and night

Enter port and berth vessel

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