Seminars at Sea on Oliver Hazard Perry

Event Date/Time

Sep 21, 2014 to Sep 28, 2014


Newport, Rhode Island to Bermuda, September 21-28, 2014: Hone your navigation, seamanship, and meteorology skills with Captain Richard Bailey, and the Ocean Navigator School of Seamanship (ONSOS) aboard SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. This exceptional partnership offers adventurous participants the experience of a lifetime. The result is ONSOS curriculum taught aboard a ship that links hundreds of years of tradition to modern time.
SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is a new 21st century Tall Ship but her design is based on centuries-old tradition. Sail training participants of all ages who embark on her will sail an authentic square-rigged ship while enjoying the safety and comfort of modern technology.
The ONSOS celestial navigation course will teach you how to both shoot the sun, stars, planets and moon and to reduce those sights for LOPs and fixes.  You’ll get hands-on instruction on using and adjusting a sextant and learn the satisfying self-reliance of mastering celestial navigation. ON editor Tim Queeney will be your instructor.
A second ONSOS offering will be an in-depth course on weather concepts and on using real-time weather charts at sea.  You’ll learn weather theory and terminology and relate those to actual marine weather charts. The culmination of the course will be a weather planning exercise using all available charts. Pro weather router Ken McKinley will be your instructor.  
Participants will live aboard a true Tall Ship and work side by side with professional crew learning square-rig seamanship on the first ocean-going full-rigged ship to be built in America in more than 100 years.

Voyage dates:
 Sept. 21-28, 2014:
one-week voyage sailing from Newport to Bermuda*
Sept. 28 - Oct. 5, 2014:
one-week voyage sailing from Bermuda to Portland, ME*

Voyage Prices:
 $3,100 per person per week (based on double occupancy in a private state-room en-suite heads)
 $2,150 per person per week (in lower berthing area in multi-bunk cabins)
This includes all meals and instruction, but does not include travel expenses to and from Bermuda if you only join for one week. Voyagers are welcome to join us for both legs of the voyage if space allows.

* Please note these details could be subject to change

Cost $3,100 per person per week and $2,150 per person per week

Newport, RI

Additional Information
SponsorOcean Navigator School of Seamanship
Contact nameTim Queeney

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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