Training Lessons

What we will be learning

  1. Nautical terms
    1. See list
  2. Rope/knot tying
  3. Names on gear
  4. Ship locations and names, parts of ship and names
  5. Procedures
    1. Coming aboard, going ashore, flag placement/time, muster station
  6. Tie up the ship
  7. Watch standing
    1. quarterdeck, sounding/security, fire, fog, General Orders
  8. Safety aboard
    1. gear adrift/not secure
    2. fire/flooding
    3. noise
    4. eye protection
    5. chemical/fuel spills
    6. when to wear life jackets
    7. closed toe shoes
    8. climbing ladders
    9. wet surfaces
  9. Movement aboard ship
    1. Starboard forward and up, Port aft and down,
    2. down ladder has right-of-way,
    3. open/close doors and hatches,
    4. “make a hole”
    5. Climbing ladders
    6. Open hatches in the deck
  10. Quarterdeck
    1. Request permission, coming aboard/going ashore, salute the flag,
  11. Underway jobs
    1. Helmsman
    2. Lookouts: fog, bridge, fantail/aft, port/starboard
    3. Engine room
    4. Sounding and security
    5. Navigation
    6. Line handling (getting underway, mooring)
    7. Sea & Anchor Detail
    8. Deck Log
    9. Anchor watch
  12. First aid/CPR
  13. Running lights
    1. Red-Port, Green-Starboard, White-Stern
  14. Navigation Aids
    1. Buoys, channel markers, other aids
  15. Damage control
    1. Flooding
  16. Firefighting
    1. Class A, B, C
  17. Latch and hatch operation
    1. Opening, closing, secure
  18. Maintenance
    1. Painting, calibration, lube/oil, grease fittings, lines, chains
    2. Cleaning, sweeping, mopping, wipe down, washdown
  19. Man overboard
    1. Duty station or Muster station
    2. OSCAR, life rings
  20. Life vest/preserver, proper wear
  21. Comfort
    1. Bathroom use
    2. Shower use
    3. Sink use
  22. Emergency duty stations
  23. Ship emergency escape drills
    1. Know how you will get topside or abandon ship
      1. Daylight, darkness(blindfolded), smoke, fire, flooding,
  24. Communication
    1. Terms: roger, wilco, wait one, I spell, over, out, aye, say again
    2. “Station called, station calling, message, over”
  25. Phonetic alphabet/numbers
  26. USCG Aux courses
    1. Karl Keller 209-662-1340 divefunkk2@yahoo.com
  27. History of the Ship
    1. Est. 1937
  28. History of Modesto Area
  29. History of California