June 3, 2018

Boat Orientation

The Boating Orientation runs over 4 hours (in a group) at Ponggol . The session covers all aspect of Safe Boating including navigation, anchoring, open waters handling, tube towing and most importantly, Emergency Recovery.

In a nutshell, you are trained to be a Proficient Seamen not just a hobbyist. You not only learn to create an enjoyable experience but also how to protect and keep your friends and family safe.

$250 per trainee

Northern Island Orientation Boating Orientation for 4 hours.

All equipment and lifejackets provided.

Prerequisite: Participants must hold valid PPCDL/ Port Limit Steersman license

Once completed this programme, you will be given the exclusive privilege to do bareboat-chartering for our boat!

Boat – Northern Island orientation programme consists the introduction to the topography of Northern Islands, fundamental of boat maintenance, operation and safety emergency drills

Program Structure:

Pre-Departure Planning
o Weather, Tides, Wind, Current
o Routes and Waypoints
o Safety check

Navigation
o Identifying landmarks and hazards in the Northern Islands

Boat Handling
o Rules of the Sea
o Weight distribution
o Speed and throttle control
o Avoiding debris and obstacles

Man Overboard

Berthing / Unberthing
o Berthing alongside and onto a pontoon
o Unberthing alongside and launching from a pontoon

Emergency Situation Drills
o Engine failure
o Choked propeller
o Automatic Identification System (AIS)

Rope work
o Towline rope
o Berthing rope work

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