Skills Enhancement Documents 

Skills Enhancement Document Library

Skills Enhancement documents located in the TASS library are the collaborative efforts of many long time members of TASS. They share their expertise and knowledge with us to make us better and safe sailors. Feel free to download any documents and learn or refresh your skills.

Docking Related Learning

Tying Up at the Dock Leaving your boat in a slip doesn't have to leave your brain tied in knots — here's how. This article is from BOATU.S. and a refresh on tying up your boat at the dock. Often we get lazy or crazy wrapping the lines to the dock.  In this article you will find several diagrams and explanation on the best menthids for tying at the dock and keeping your boat secure.

Docking by Member Don Dykstra - Sometimes in a sailing club you get lucky to have members that are published experts like Don. Over the years he has conducted skills enhancement for TASS and gifted our sailors with his knowledge. Here is one of his well written instructional articles on docking. Don has written many articles and is well published, you can google him. DON DYKSTRA, BSc, MBA, FNI

Safety Skills Related Learning

 Safety Skills Seminar on 5-2019 - by Mark Shield NOTE: Downloading may take time so be patient. If you are NOT using a high speed internet connection you may get an error in downloading the PowerPoint with video ile. Posted is a second version PowrPoint without video that will also give you the meat of the seminar. Save PowerPoint with video to your computer for bet results in viewing. Also the PowerPoint presentation MUST be viewed in the Slide View Mode otherwise embedded video's and links WILL NOT WORK. These documents have been tested on IOS and Microsoft format. Not recommended to view on your phone. You can SAVE the downloads and run the presentation from your computer.

Sailing Safety Presentation - with video.pptx

Sailing Safety Presentation - without video.pdf

Sailing Safety Seminar References 5-2019.pdf

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Marine Designated Frequencies 5-2019

Ditch Bag Safety Training 5-2019.pdf

VHF Basic Use Instructions -source USCG

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