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Saturday 7th February 2015
At the Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic CT.
Cooper will be presenting on sails and sail cloth during this one day seminar.
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LANDFALL TO HOST NEAR COASTAL SAFETY@SEA SEMINAR
US Sailing Certification Offered at Mystic Seaport on Saturday, February 7th
November 6, 2014 – Stamford, CT – Landfall, the nation’s leading marine outfitter and safety expert, will be offering the US Sailing certified, Near Coastal Safety@ Sea seminar at Mystic Seaport on Saturday, February 7th from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The hands-on seminar provides both novice and experienced mariners with the skills and information needed to safely navigate coastal waters from Long Island Sound to Cape Cod and the Gulf of Maine.
Topics covered during the seminar include:
- Seamanship: Ralph Naranjo
- Preventing and Managing Hypothermia: Sarah Hudson
- Crew Overboard and Distress Signals: Mark Bologna
- Modern Sails for Cruising and Racing: Joe Cooper
- Damage Control: Will Keene, President
- Communications: Eric Knott
- Modern Sailing Clothing: Jerry Richards
- Life Raft Demo: Capt’s Henry Marx & Mark Bologna
The event will be moderated by renowned sailor and instructor, Captain Henry Marx, the owner and President of Landfall Navigation. Captain Marx has more than 40 years of sailing experience on both coasts of the United States, the North Sea and the Caribbean. Captain Marx will be joined by a panel of experts including Ralph Naranjo, Instructor, Annapolis School of Seamanship and Editor at SAIL magazine; Sarah Hudson, Professor of Shipboard Medicine, Maine Maritime Academy; Capt. Mark Bolonga, Lead Marine Safety Equipment Specialist, Landfall; Joe Cooper, President and owner, Joe Cooper Sailing; Will Keane, President, Edson Marine; Captain Eric Knott, Safety Manager, Moran Towing; and Jerry Richards, National Sales Manager, Gill North America.
“95 percent of boating accidents happen less than 3 miles from shore,” stated Capt. Marx. “This seminar is designed for local boaters, sailors and cruisers and conducted by sailors and experts in their fields and upon completion, all attendees will earn an Official Near Coastal Safety at Sea Certification from US Sailing.”
“This was one of the best planned and executed seminars I have had the pleasure to attend,” said one 2014 participant. “The speakers were top notch, erudite as well as interesting.”
The Near Coastal Safety@Sea seminar is being held Saturday, February 7th from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m at The River Room at Latitude 41º Restaurant at the Mystic Seaport. For more information on the event visit: http://www.landfallnavigation.com/sasmystic.html. To register, visit: http://www.mysticseaport.org/event/safety-at-sea-seminar/
Offering unparalleled experience and in-depth product knowledge, Landfall has been the leader in marine safety since 1982. For more than 30 years, Landfall has been supplying sailors, boaters and fishers with the gear they need to arrive alive. Through the Marine Training Center (www.marinetrainingcenter.com), Landfall offers a comprehensive curriculum of additional classroom courses for recreational and professional mariners on topics of boating and seamanship. For more information, visit www.marinetrainingcenter.com, or call 1-203-487-0775 x21.
Landfall, formerly Landfall Navigation and The Dinghy Locker, is the nation’s leading specialist in offshore, inshore and sport-boat outfitting, navigation and marine safety. The company’s retail store, website and catalog offer a broad selection of gear from leading marine suppliers. Through the Marine Training Center (www.marinetrainingcenter.com), Landfall offers a comprehensive curriculum of classroom courses for recreational and professional mariners on topics of boating and seamanship. For more information, visit Landfallnav.com, or call 1-800- 941-2219.
About Mystic Seaport
Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929, the Museum is home to four National Historic Landmark vessels, including the Charles W. Morgan, America’s oldest commercial ship and the last wooden whaleship in the world. The museum is located one mile south of Exit 90 off I-95 in Mystic, CT. Admission is $24 for adults and $15 for children ages 6-17. Museum members and children 5 and under are admitted free. For more information, please visit www.mysticseaport.org.