2018 Events

When: Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Anchoring HH Boathouse

Mastering Rules of the Waterways

Instructor: Peter Dion, SN


Moss Creek Plantation (Bostwick Clubhouse)
1523 Fording Island Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928


$45 for ABCHH Members; $55 for non-members


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


Peter Dion- peterjdion@gmail.com (631) 456-9134

To register: REGISTER HERE!

Seminar Description:

Don't leave the dock without knowing the rules of the road. This seminar (officially known as “Mastering Rules of the Road”) simplifies the sometimes complex U.S. Inland Rules and International Rules, or COLREGS, for the recreational boater. THIS SEMINAR IS VERY IMPORTANT! Through examples, you'll discover how to avoid collisions in various situations, the differences between power and sailboat rules, and the special rules for fishing vessel. This seminar includes US Coast Guard's Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook as well as Student Notes with slides. This seminar is also a starting point for study preparation for the USCG License examination.

What’s Included?

• Avoiding collisions

• Meeting head on

• Crossing

• Overtaking

• Sailing vessels

• Vessel responsibilities

• Fishing vessels

• Lights and shapes on vessels

• Sounds signals

• Restricted visibility

• Distress signals