Cruise Planning Course Description


Designed for members who plan to cruise for just a day or for a year--in either a sail or powerboat--this course covers the following topics:


· Cruise preparation and planning

· 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 twelve-month cruise planning timeline. The course is non-modular with one final exam.


Course Descriptions—Cruise Planning

United States Power Squadrons®

For Boaters, By Boaters

Manatee Sail & Power Squadron