Join Confident Captain/Ocean Pros for our 16 hour, 2-Day power boating course. Learn basic safety, navigation, boat handling, weather & more. Hands-on adventure and fun with a focus on safety and seamanship.
by Confident Captain
Confident Captain/Ocean Pros offers a USCG approved 24-Hour Proficiency in Survival Craft (Restricted) course. Proficiency in Survival Craft (PSC) teaches proper protocol in the case of a maritime emergency. Upon completion each candidate will be qualified in the operation of survival craft. This PSC course is required for Able Seaman (AB) candidates that do not have a Lifeboatman certification.
PSC compliments the existing courses offered at Confident Captain such as the USCG Captains Courses, STCW95 Basic Safety Training, and the Able Seaman Certification. AB candidates are required to take a PSC course to receive his or her certification.
Course Duration: 24 hrs
Schedule: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Location: 344 Aquidneck Avenue / Middletown, RI 02842
When I was with the USCG Aux aviation program we had to do a similar water test/training. They had us wear flight suits so the training would be “realistic”. Would have been closer to reality if we had been thrown down a flight of stairs and then into cold water but it was better than nothing.