Rules of the Road

Mastering the Rules of the Road

Don’t leave the dock without knowing the rules of the road.  This seminar simplifies the sometimes complex U.S. Inland Rules and International Rules, or COLREGS, for the recreational boater. Through examples, you’ll discover how to avoid collisions in various situations, the differences between power and sailboat rules, and the special rules for fishing vessel. This seminar includes McGraw-Hill’s The One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road by Charlie Wing, as well as Student Notes with slides. This seminar is also a starting point for study preparation for the USCG License examination.

What’s Included?
  • Avoiding collisions
  • Meeting head on
  • Crossing
  • Overtaking
  • Sailing vessels
  • Vessel responsibilities
  • Fishing vessels
  • Lights and shapes on vessels
  • Sounds signals
  • Restricted visibility
  • Distress signals

Next Rules of the Road Seminar

June 7th, 2018 at SPSS Headquarters (1900-2100)