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Do you have a plan and the skills to deal with heavy weather? A crew overboard? Are you interested in selecting the right emergency communications equipment, storm sails or liferaft? NWSA is proud to offer the US Sailing International Safety at Sea certification course at various locations and times throughout the year. For details about each module and where an S@S is happening near you, click the button below or email

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The US Sailing online International Safety at Sea course is an option for the conference. NOTE: The fifteen unit online content takes approximately twenty hours to complete, including testing. Sign up now for ample time to complete the online learning prior to the in-person portion of the course.

The course will include all instruction; access to the US Sailing online International Safety at Sea course, a full day of hands on learning, testing and certification, a continental breakfast and lunch.


The United States Sailing Association is the national governing body for sailing in the United States. Founded in 1897 and headquartered in Bristol, Rhode Island, US Sailing is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. US Sailing offers training and education programs for instructors and race officials, supports a wide range of sailing organizations and communities, issues offshore rating certificates, and provides administration and oversight of competitive sailing across the country, including National Championships and the US Sailing Team.