Introduction to Nautical Skills is a 12-week class for high school juniors and seniors. It is taught by licensed captains from AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center and is designed to introduce students to the maritime industry, providing them with a basic understanding of the maritime industry, the occupations with in it and what it takes to become a professional mariner. Subjects covered in this course include vessel terminology, safety of life at sea, communications at sea, chart navigation, time/distance/speed problems, knot tying and marlin spike, employment on a ship, and much more. (if you have questions on course content call please Captain Terry Federer 224-6195)
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