Boat Handling and Seamanship

Boat handling and seamanship require a broad and constantly evolving mix of skills.

Boat handling and seamanship require a broad and constantly evolving mix of skills. Over the years, changes and improvements to sailboat technology requires adapting your seamanship skills with it. Seamanship is the art of operating a vessel, with a compilation of the skills and knowledge of navigation, boat handling, maintenance, and the law of the sea. A proficient seaman creates a culture of awareness, safety, and confidence in the crew and the operation of a vessel at all times. Whether you’re a seasoned skipper or just getting started, boat handling and seamanship is a lifelong journey for a sailor, constantly improving upon your craft. We hope this quiz helps your brush up on old knowledge or learn new ways to proficiently manage all aspects of your vessel.

Number of Questions: 13

Estimated Time: 10 Minutes

References: Coastal Cruising Made Easy, Bareboat Cruising Made Easy

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American Sailing

American Sailing introduced certifications to the United States over 35 years ago. Today, with 350+ sailing schools worldwide and 536,000 ASA-certified sailors, ASA represents the largest and most trusted network of schools in the United States.

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