US Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar
Day 2: HAnds on Training

Santa Barbara Yacht Club is pleased to offer the hands on training portion of the US Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar.

  • What: US Sailing Safety at Sea Seminar - Day 2: HANDS ON TRAINING 
  • When: Sunday, April 2, 2017 8:00am-4:30pm 
  • Where: Santa Barbara Yacht Club (130 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109) 
  • How much: Entry fee is $175 per registrant and includes breakfast and lunch. Discounts are offered to SBYC members and US Sailing members and will be given at checkout.  There is a $25 cancellation fee and no refunds will be issued after March 31, 2017.  Register Online here:
  • Who: To be eligible to take this seminar, participants must have completed the Day 1 classroom portion or online training module of the Safety at Sea Program (available at: Participants may sign up for this hands on training course now and need only complete the online module or Day 1 classroom portion prior to April 2, 2017.  Attendees will be expected to get in the water with their foul weather gear, boots, and life jacket and should be prepared to do so.

Sunday, April 2nd, 8am-4:30pm

Held at Santa Barbara Yacht Club

130 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109

The Hands On Training, US Sailing-sanctioned 8-hour seminar contains a host of useful information intended to orient you and your crew toward a safer voyage. Even where you "already know that," many participants find that organizing the information in a consistent fashion and with a common vocabulary helps the crew as a whole manage a safer and more efficient journey.


Sunday, April 2, 2017 @ the Santa Barbara Yacht Club (130 Harbor Way)
US Sailing Sanctioned 8-Hour Safety At Sea Seminar
  • 0800 – 0830: Registration
  • 0830 – 0900:  Introduction (Training Staff includes:  Bruce Brown + 2 more)
  • 0900-1000:  Emergency Signaling & Fire Prevention
  • 1000-1200:   MOB using Life Sling Rescue & Storm Sails rigging and flying @ SBYC Endtie
  • 1200-1245:  Lunch
  • 1245-1315:  Scenarios 
  • 1315-1400:  PFD Re-arm & Damage Control Kit Care/Maintenance
  • 1400-1430:  Walk to pool, change into clothes for next section
  • 1430-1600:  PFD - Cold Water Survivial Techniques / Life Raft - Board & Righting
  • 1600-1630:  Exam


  • $175 Registration Fee
  • $25 SBYC Member Discount
  • $5 US Sailing Member Discount
  • $25 Cancellation Fee
  • No Refunds after March 31, 2017


Register online at


There are public parking lots located all around the Santa Barbara Harbor with an all day parking fee of $10.  There is also free parking available at Pershing Park and Bath Street, as shown on: Attachment H - _SB Harbor Map_.pdf

Further Information:

Contact SBYC Race Director at 805-965-8112 /

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