Cruise Planning – CP2003

Start Date: This course will be scheduled after a minimum number of students register.
Schedule: Open
Cost: USPS members – $40.00; non members – $60.00  Fees cover class material (all instruction donated by HSPS)
Location: Noblesville Fire Station #76
16800 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Noblesville, IN 46060
(2.2 miles north of 146 St)
Signup: rgwahlers@comcast.net
Enrolment: “0″ students currently registered

Course Description

There is  something very special about the thrill of cruising in new waters and the sense  of accomplishment upon completing an extended cruise. To go beyond what most  boaters do on a weekend overnight or even a week or so marina hopping requires  boaters to leave their normal cruising areas and comfort zones. The Cruise  Planning course focuses on the planning and preparation necessary for safe  enjoyable extended cruises on both inland and coastal waters.

Designed for members who cruise on either a sail or powerboat (owned  or chartered)—this course covers the following topics:

  • Cruise preparation and  planning – General
  • Boat and Equipment
  • Anchors and Anchoring
  • Security
  • Chartering
  • Cruising Outside the United  States
  • Crew and Provisioning
  • Voyage Management
  • Communications
  • Navigation
  • Weather
  • Emergencies

The manual  includes a comprehensive cruise planning timeline. The course can be  comfortably taught in eight two-hour classroom sessions including time for  review and the exam, but each instructor will determine the pace of the course.

Course completion is documented by a closed book exam graded by USPS Headquarters.

Go to National website for additional information about this course

Do you have any questions or maybe you would like to sign up for this class? Let us know below in the reply section. We promise to get right back to you.

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