Sailboat Training. Personal Qualification Standard – Part 2. USNSCC Phoenix Division USNLCC Battleship Arizona. Part 2 – Boat Equipment and Procedures.
Personal Qualification Standard – Part 2
USNSCC Phoenix Division
USNLCC Battleship Arizona
The PQS Handbook will have items you must perform at any time ashore or dockside prior to beginning on the water training. Trainee must accomplish task without prompting or use of a reference.
In response to the mentor, the trainee must complete the requirements below to participate as a crewmember in the Boat Crew program. Completion of Part 2 PQS will authorize you to be scheduled for underway boat crew training.
Overall Length 12 feetBeam 5 feetFree Board 17 inchesDraft (Centerboard Down) 27 inchesMast Height 19 feetDry Weight 225 poundsSail Area - Main and Jib 92 square feetTrailer 170 poundsCapacity (Three Adults) 480 pounds
Personal Flotation Devices (PFD)
One required for each passenger in the boat.
Make sure the one you wear:
Radio / Cell Phone
The sailboat should call to shore when:
Don’t use the radio for horseplay or casual conversation.
Ex. Seawolf is the Sailboat and Eagle was the shore:
“Eagle, THIS IS Seawolf, OVER.”
(sailboat is requesting communication)
“Seawolf, THIS IS Eagle, GO AHEAD.”
(two way communication established)
“Executing change to Port Tack, OVER.”
(information is passed to shore)
Seawolf, THIS IS Eagle, ROGER, OUT.”
(information is received by shore, transmission ended)
You will be required to tie the following knots: