Marion to Bermuda Safety at Sea Symposium

Event Date/Time

Mar 23, 2013 to Mar 24, 2013


Boston, MA - The 2013 Safety at Sea Symposium is scheduled for March 23-24, 2013 and will be held at University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts. This symposium features a very experienced group of speakers to address a series of topics which are of vital interest to all serious sailors. In addition to the safety topics there will be breakout sessions for the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race and the Marion Bermuda Race.
The event will be sanctioned by US Sailing and moderated by John Rousmaniere. He is an acknowledged expert on safety at sea and has more than 40,000 miles of blue water behind him, including nine Newport Bermuda Races (with two second place finishes) and three Atlantic crossings. He wrote The Annapolis Book of Seamanship, Fastnet, Force 10, the well-known account of the fatal 1979 Fastnet race storm (in which John sailed), and the history of the A Berth to Bermuda - Newport Bermuda Race. He has moderated or spoken at more than 100 safety and seamanship seminars. He co-organized and wrote the final report of the most recent crew overboard rescue trials.
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