Seamanship 101 is your introduction to expanding USPS education in on-the-water safety. A fascinating voyage discovering-exploring the art of boat handling over a broad range of wind and water conditions. The course includes:


Topics include:
  • Slow speed maneuvering
  • Handling at sea
  • Rules of the road
  • Anchoring, mooring, and rafting
  • Emergencies on the water, and
  • Marlinespike


Suggested readings:
Fred Costanza
P/C Fred Costanza, SN
P/C Fred Costanza, SN bought his first boat in 1959, a 16 Cape Cod Mercury sailboat. He currently is running a 35 Albin T/E downeast cruiser. He currently serves as the Executive Officer of the Nobscot Sail and Power Squadron, teaches the Seamanship Course and, as a Vessel Examiner, performs Vessel Safety Checks.
Fred Costanza, 508-655-6503 for more information or for future course dates. E-mail: Fred Costanza


For course dates, check the "Calendar". If not scheduled, call Call SEO Fred Constanza. Courses will be offered based on Member interest and requests.