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Club to host ‘Boating Emergencies’ seminar

By Staff | Mar 25, 2020

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The America’s Boating Club of Sanibel-Captiva will host a “Boating Emergencies” seminar on April 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the St. Charles Yacht Club, at 15900 St Charles Harbour Blvd., Fort Myers.

During the three-hour program, participants will learn how to prevent accidents, as well as how to respond correctly when accidents do occur on the water. Attendees will learn why and how to:

– Make emergency calls and signals

– Deal with running aground

– Handle a man overboard (MOB) situation

– Put out fires on board

– Deal with medical conditions

– Deal with steering failure and loss of power

– Deal with getting lost

The N.A.S.B.L.A.-approved seminar will be taught by Dr. Carl Schultz, whose medical career was as an emergency room physician. In addition, Schultz has years of boating experience.

Cost of the seminar is $38; new enrollees are asked to arrive at 9 a.m.

To register, visit www.sancapboating.club.

If having difficulties registering, call 612-987-2125.