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Do The Safety Dance

June 10, 2024 by Heidi Benson Stagg
Summer Sailstice 2024

Entries accepted between June 21, 2024 and June 30, 2024.

Know and share the proper boating safety procedures with your crew during Summer Sailstice and you could win a US Sailing Online Safety at Sea Offshore Course donated by US Sailing (valued at $150) and Orange Coast College School of Sailing and Seamanship tech shirt (valued at $30).

Take a picture and provide a short description of what you taught and what your crew discovered in any (or all!) of these safety categories:

Simulating using the VHF radio to report an emergency;
Knowing where the fire extinguishers are located and how to use them;
Simulating an overboard rescue;
Understanding when and how to use a flare.

Submit your entry by June 30! Winners will be announced on July 1st.

Don't forget to wear your personal flotation devices, file a float plan with a family member or friend on land, and observe all maritime rules of the road. 

Safe sailors are the happiest sailors!