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QUALMI-45: Auxiliary Sail Endorsement
COURSE LENGTH: 4 HOURS
This course provides classroom training in basic sailing terminology, techniques and safety to meet the training requirements for issuance of an Auxiliary Sail endorsement to a U.S. Coast Guard License. The course satisfies the requirements of 46 CFR 11.301 – 303 and the examination requirements of 46 CFR 10.205(i) for an Auxiliary Sail endorsement to any deck license. The course covers the following topics:
- Sailing Terminology;
- Changing character of the wind;
- Points of sailing;
- Tacking and jibing;
- Sailboat hulls;
- Sail plans;
- Sailing Vessel Navigation;
- Leeway and current;
- Sailing to windward;
- Planning a safe passage;
- Rules of the Road Pertaining to Sailing Vessels.
Examination: The student will be administered a 20 question multiple choice examination with a minimum score of 70% required.