Competent Crew - Ashore

ISPA Competent Crew - Ashore Theory Details

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Ashore Theory Portion - You Will Learn:

Personal Clothing
Heavy Weather Outer Layer, Standard Equipment for Cruising

Parts of A Sailboat
Cockpit Canvas
Standard Rigging
Running Rigging
Cleats
Blocks
Simple Halyard System
Shackles Used for Halyards
Winches, Winch Techniques

Mainsail, Battens, Mainsail controls, boomvang, outhaul, traveler, downhaul, cunningham
Mainsail Sheet Systems
Topping Lift
Standard Mainsail Systems, Bending On, Raising
Halyard Tension, Lowering, Storing
Mainsail Reefing Systems, Reefing and Shaking the ReefThree types of In-Mast Roller Furling Mainsail Systems - Preparing and Raising, Rolling In, Reefing
Inboom Roller Furling Systems, Preparing, Raising, Lowering, Reefing

Foresails, Headsails Terminology
Jib Halyard Tension
Foresail/Headsail Sheet System
Foresail Fairlead track and cars, Positioning the Faorelead Car
Jib, Genoa sizes
Self Taking foresail/headsail system
Staysail boom
Two Types of Foresail Systems
Hanked on Foresail/head Sail - bending on, storing, raising, lowing, flaking, bagging, changing headsails, reefing
Roller Furling headsail, bending on, storing, control system and Operation, Raising, Rolling in and reefing

Terminology
Ahead, Astern, Bow, SternForward, Aft, Beam, Abeam, Abaft
Port, Starboard, Windward, Leeward
Heading Up, Bearing off, Underway, No way, Leeway
Starboard Tack, Port Tack, Flogging, Luffing

How a Sailboat Sails
Windex and wind indicator aid
Points of Sail - Head to Wind, no Sail Zone, In Irons, Close Hauled, Beating, Reaching, Close Reach, Beam Reach, Broad Reach, Downwind,Running, Sailing by the Lee, Gybing, Accidental Gybe, Tacking, Port Tack, Starboard Tack

Safety General Points
Safe and Dangerous Areas of the Boat
Jack Stays and Jack Lines
Safety Harness, Tethers & Hooks, When to Wear A Harness, Using a Harness Properly
Pulpits and Lifelines

Handling a Boat Under Sail
Head to Wind, In Irons, Tacking, Coming About, Chicken Gybe, Beaing, Gybing,
Heaving To
Man Overboard Under Sail
MOB Method 1 Close Hauled and Beam Reach
MOB Method 2 Broad Reach and Down Wind

Safety and Risk Management
Lifejackets and PDF's
Surviving a Fall Overboard into Cold Water
Hypothermia
Staying inn Good Shape Onboard
Action of Crew for Man Overboard
Williamson Turn MOB Procedure Under Power
Anderson Turn MOB procedure Under Power
Retreiving the Man Overboard

Minimum Safety Equipment
Preparation and Throwing a Heaving Line
Boarding Ladder
Anchor
Bilge Pumps
Radar Reflector
Fire Extinguishers, Classes of fire, Fire Axe
Flares
Distress Signals
Setting a Flare
Basic Distress Signal Equipment
Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB)
Navigation Lights on Vessels Up to 50 Meters/164 Feet

Vessel Recognition Sail/Power
Dinghies, Care of, Towing the Dingy, Dingy Towing System
Docking or Coming Along Side With a Dingy
Dinghy Etiquette
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
The Fuel System (outboard engines)
Starting, Stopping Procedures, Hazards to Avoid
Motor Angle Adjustment
Operation on the Water, Capacity Plate, Loading
Beach Landing a Power Driven Dinghie
Action to take if Your Small Craft is Capsized
Low Head Dams
Inboard Diesel Checks, Start, Stop
Inboard Gas Engines Check, Start, Stop
Safe Refuling Procedures, Portable Tanks, Fitted Tanks

Living Aboard
Potable Water
Using the Propane Stove and System
Battery Use
Shore Power Hook up
The Marine Head Operation
Pollution Control

Steering a Vessel Under Power, Prop Walk
Basic Collision Regulations
Steering Rules
Diving Flags
Accident Reporting
Legal Requirements and Obligations

Knots & Lines
Reef Knot, Clove Hitch, Rolling Hitch, Round Turn and Two Half Hitches, Bowline,
Figure Eight Knot, Double Overhand, Cow Hitch, Double Sheet Bend,
Flaking a Line
Storing a Flaked Halyard
Storing a Line which forms Part of the Running Rigging
Swigging, Sweating or Bucking halyards and Dock Lines
Securing a Dockline to a Cleat

Docking and Anchoring - Crew Responsiblities

Emergency Procedures
International Distress Signals, Responding to Breakdowns
Using the VHF or DSC radio, Mayday Calls
Crew or Vessel In Immediate Danger, Steering Fails
Lee Shore Under Power and Sail
Shroud Breaks Under Load
Prevention of Explosion
Types of Fire On Board, Prevention, Plan of Action, Use of Fire Extinguishers
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Water in the Cabin
Stuffing Boxes
Through Hull Fittings
Running Aground Hull Damaged
Line Around the Prop
Vessel Dragging Anchor
Vessel Touch Bottom at Anchor
Vessel Beaches On its Side
Liferafts, Emergency Grab Bag Contents
Abandoning Ship To A Life Raft
The Legal Requirements for Rendering Assistance
Towing

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