Slides from March 5 Safety at Sea Seminar Administrator Thu, 03/31/2016 - 08:59

Attached are the slides used in the March 5 Safety at Sea session, chaired by Chuck Hawley.

Weather Notes from Bill Erkelens Administrator Wed, 03/23/2016 - 13:14

For those attending the March 26 POA, Bill Erkelens' notes and sample map are attached.

Bill says:

Tactics- Start with an overall plan based on experience and advice.

Maritime Medical Access Administrator Thu, 02/18/2016 - 10:22

For 2016, we've contracted with Maritime Medical Access, a service based out of George Washington University, to provide remote medical consultations for our sailors who may require advice while underway.  Medical situations on-board can be particularly troubling without access to expert advice, and have the risk of developing into more serious conditions without appropriate treatment.

Hawaii: Local Knowledge Administrator Tue, 01/26/2016 - 13:33

A collection of tips.

DoubleHanded: Provisioning and other considerations Administrator Tue, 01/26/2016 - 13:31

Special considerations when it's just you two.

Watermakers Administrator Tue, 01/26/2016 - 13:29

A highly informative presentation on watermakers in general and Spectra in particular.

Weather, Routing, and Navigation Administrator Tue, 01/26/2016 - 13:02

Slides from Chris' talk.  Draws on prior material including articles on navigation and squalls.

Immersion, Shock, Drowning, Hypothermia Administrator Tue, 01/26/2016 - 12:56

Key Concepts:

  • 1)     Describe an Immersion Incident.
  • 2)
Offshore Provisioning - Fully Crewed Boats Administrator Sat, 01/23/2016 - 15:40

Offshore Provisioning for Fully Crewed Race Boats


The primary goal when provisioning a fully crewed offshore race boat is to ensure that your crew, once underway, will receive maximum calories and adequate hydration to enable peak sailing performance for a minimum effort.

Presentations from October 2015 POA Administrator Wed, 10/28/2015 - 14:39

For those who attended, or wished they had attended, the October 2015 Alaska Airlines Pacific Offshore Academy, we enclose the slides used by the presenters.

Whether you're looking to refresh your recollection of a presentation or get some of what you missed, here they are.

Please take time to look for similar topics in our knowledgebase for additional information and perspectives, or pose a question in our forum.

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