Event Date:

October 5, 2024

Event Time:

7:45 am

Event Location:

Del Rey Yacht Club


Southern California Yachting Association Presents:

US Sailing Sanctioned International Offshore Safety at Sea Course with Hands-on Training &
US Sailing Sanctioned Hands-On Only training &
US Sailing Sanctioned International Offshore Safety at Sea Refresher Course
October 5th & 6th, 2024

Commodore Kathy St. Amant suggests that you take the two day ALL INCLUSIVE course and experience the speakers in person. You will have the opportunity to engage with them, hear their personal stories, ask questions, and network with the other attendees.
Learning in a shared environment is so much richer than watching videos alone.

Choice of Two Day, One Day Hands ON, and One Day Refresher Courses
The single day is on Sunday the 6th of October
Our Moderator will be Debbie Huntsman

In person course work with hands on training will take place at
Del Rey Yacht Club – 13900 Palawan Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

PRICE INCLUDES: Printed book and US Sailing SAS PDF Certificate 
Continental Breakfast and Lunch
Saturday night: No host buffet dinner on the pool deck afterwards $20 early bird, $25 at the door


This course is for Skippers and Crew Members participating in International Races or where a World Sailing certificate is required, as well as Long Distance Cruising Sailors, and any other sailor who wish to be be trained about safety on the water and gain hands-on practical experience. More information on the topics will be provided soon.

Make sure to fill out information completely for EACH participant.
US SAILING requires this.
To receive the certificate upon completion, have an updated membership in US

Put your name in as you wish it to be on the PDF Certificate

Register Now:

Ticket type: Ticket Qty: Per Ticket Price:
US SAILING Sanctioned International Offshore Safety at Sea Training

Saturday & Sunday ALL INCLUSIVE - No online needed

13 Left:
US SAILING Sanctioned Hands-On Training

Sunday - Completed online modules 11-15

25 Left:
US SAILING Sanctioned International Offshore Safety at Sea Refresher Course

Sunday - Completed online modules 1-15

20 Left:

Extra Service:

Rent a PFD (one per RSVP)
0 Left:
Not Available $60.00
Saturday Dinner on the Deck
64 Left:
Quantity: Total

Event FAQs


To receive a certification you MUST have completed US Sailing’s Offshore Safety at Sea online course and provide your certificate of completion before attending. The prerequisite for NEW candidates is the “Offshore” course covering 14 topics (1-15) to receive the US Sailing Sanctioned International Offshore Safety at Sea with hands-on training certificate. ORDER  US Sailing Safety at Sea: Online Course, includes modules 1-15.

If you are registering for the REFRESHER seminar, you must complete units 11-15. ORDER  US Sailing Sanctioned Safety at Sea: Offshore Upgrade, modules 11-15.

***Please note, you must take your hands-on course within 365 days of completing the online course to receive your International Offshore Certificate. ***
***REFRESHER: your certificate must not have an expiration date more than 7 years old.

To receive a certificate, you MUST be a US Sailing Member. If you are not, join now. JOIN US SAILING NOW

The online courses cover a broad range of material. There is an examination after each of the topics and at the end of the course. A hard copy textbook that condenses the online course material may be purchased to be picked up when you arrive for the hands-on day.

You must complete the online course at least 3 days before the in-person part of the course so it can be available in the US Sailing database as being completed. If not, you will not be able to attend the hands-on day. 


Hands- On Training is required for the US Sailing International Offshore Safety at Sea Certificate. You must attend the Saturday seminar or complete the required online modules before taking the Sunday Hands-On Training.

This course complies with ISAF Guidelines as well as World Sailing Offshore Personal Survival Course guidelines and includes a US SAILING certificate.

SER Categories: 4.3.1 and 4.3.2
World Sailing OSR Categories: 0, 1 and 2
Certification is good for 5 years from the date of the course

Please reserve your seat now and check back often for updates as we finalize our schedule.



Photo ID & Credit Card
Refillable water bottle
We will be going outside for some demos so dress for the weather
 Sunscreen, Sun glasses, Hat, Light jacket
Gear to bring for Sunday Only
 Inflatable PFD (REQUIRED) + spare cartridge You may RENT one $60 (limited # first come/first served) 
Full foul weather gear – including boots 
Be ready to gear up with all clothing you would have on during a bad weather day. You will get everything wet.
Dry clothing, towel & shower gear
Bag for all the wet gear



CONTACTS: Contact the Commodore/Event Coordinator using the Contact Us Page

Commodore Kathy St. Amant 310-486-2367


Full refund through July 15th
50% refund through August 1
25% through Sept 1st
15% No refunds after Sept 20th, unless the seat is sold

EMAIL: Contact the Commodore/Event Coordinator using the Contact Us Page


If you choose one of the major hotels near LAX, your daily costs will be greatly reduced from staying near Marina del Rey. The airport is less than 5 miles from the marina.
Here are a few places to stay when visiting Marina del Rey (SCYA has no affiliation with the following)

Four Points by Sheraton LAX $160 avg.
Hotel MdR Marina del Rey – a Double Tree by Hilton – from $213

Event Location:

Total Seats: 70 (46 Left:)
  • Del Rey Yacht Club
  • 13900 Palawan Way
  • Marina del Rey
  • CA
  • 90292
  • United States

Event Schedule Details

  • October 5, 2024 7:45 am   -   October 6, 2024 5:00 pm
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