8/6/2018 knowledge requirements for offshore passage. this is what you need to know to be ELIGIBLE as a team member on celtic song
1. The names and functions of all lines in the cockpit
2. How to stow a fender on the stern pulpit with a rolling hitch and two half hitches
3. How to coil and stow the bow lines.
4. How to coil and stow the stern lines.
5. How to tie a fender onto a stanchion with a round turn and two half hitches.
6. How to tie the Life Sling on the stern with a bowline.
7. How to heave too.
8. How to circle an overboard person in the water with a life sling and then put the boat into a heave too position.
Diane Berol is an ocean adventurer and the captain of Celtic Song based in San Diego, CA.