FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November11, 2002 contact:: Bryan Sawyer
The Captains Roundtable Committee of The Lakewood Yacht Club is proud to present a Cruising World/US Sailing Safety At Sea Seminar sponsored by West Marine and featuring Ralph Naranjo technical editor of Cruising World magazine as moderator.
The seminar will be held at the beautiful Lakewood Yacht
Club in Seabrook
The program has been sanctioned by CRUISING WORLD magazine
and evolved from the highly successful program by the US Naval Academy at
On-the-water demonstrations will include “quick stop” and man overboard recoveries, flare procedures and helicopter evacuation. Lecture topics include a life-raft demonstration, crew preparation and safety, heavy weather sailing, inspecting, equipping and preparing your boat for offshore, handling medical emergencies and the boat's first aid kit.
Among those making presentations will be Jeremy R. Hood – Blue Water Cruising, Mike Firestone - Firestone Marine Surveyors, and Drs. Craig Fisher and Mike Duncan.
The program will run from to . Tickets are $75 before March 7 and $85 thereafter. US Sailing members get a $5.00 discount. The fee covers lectures, demonstrations, course materials and lunch. Attendees who desire a US Sailing Safety At Sea Seminar certificate (required for the Newport to Bermuda race and other US Sailing sanctioned races), can obtain one by paying an additional $10.00 US Sailing certificate fee.
There is limited seating and advanced registration is strongly recommended. Order tickets by mail, make checks payable to Lakewood Yacht Club and mail to: Safety At Sea Seminar
For information on local motel and hotel recommendations and transportation to and from Houston Intercontinental and Hobby airports call Lakewood Yacht Club 281 474-2511 or go to our web site at www.lakewoodyachtclub.com .