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Additional skills to be developed at Crew Level 3

Sailing knowledge & Seamanship

  • Set the example and anticipate what needs doing
  • Mentor other crew on skills and procedures
  • Is thoroughly familiar with boats

Safety and Wellbeing

  • Can operate bilge pumps and sea cocks
  • Can operate EPIRB
  • Can operate fire extinguishers and fire blanket
  • Know how to set anchor
  • Can operate flares, hooter
  • Know location of fire blankets and extinguishers
  • Carry out the actions to be taken in the event of a fire; can
    use equipment

Familiar with VHF radio operation and protocols in emergency

Have current first aid certificate

Pre-departure boat preparation as per SOP

  • Can operate bilge pumps and sea cocks
  • Can operate EPIRB
  • Can operate fire extinguishers and fire blanket
  • Know how to set anchor
  • Can operate flares, hooter
  • Know location of fire blankets and extinguishers
  • Carry out the actions to be taken in the event of a fire; can
    use equipment

Familiar with VHF radio operation and protocols in emergency

Departure

  • Check for neutral gear and no lines in the water before starting.
  • Check the water from the exhaust
  • Check gear engagement, neutral, ahead, reverse
  • Establish rudder amidships
  • Establish the approach to leaving, taking tide and wind
    into account
  • Command and control crew for departure
  • Turn keeping boat clear

Setting Sail

  • Keep boat into the wind, using reverse if needed to maintain
    sea room
  • Coordinate with mainsheet once the sail is up

MOB Recovery

  • Is aware of traffic
  • Understands the difference between upwind and downwind sides
  • Can accurately approach MOB under power
  • Keep sling at the rear and keep clear of retrieval equipment.
  • Is aware of propeller danger (under power)
  • Approach MOB under sail using figure 8 or another method

Return and Pack down

  • Close engine water seacock
  • Check quadrant bilge (Kayle)

MWF Program Knowledge andParticipation

Provides input and suggestions on how to improve running
of program

  • Acts as a role model
  • Communicates effectively
  • Mentors and teaches less experienced crewmates
  • Not afraid to speak up when notice something is not right
  • Has awareness of how to work with people with a broad range of disabilities
  • Notices when clients are not feeling safe or comfortable