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Reference Information

 

Tidal Current Predictions - Strait of Juan de Fuca

Courtesy of Dr. Richard Dewey, University of Victoria

Click here [links to another site] 

 

Preparation Seminar - October 2015

 

  • Agenda and Introduction [PDF]
  • Shore Crew Logistics [PDF]
  • Safety Consultation [PDF]
  • Wireless Communication [PDF]
  • Weather, Navigation, Tactics [PDF]
  • Medical-First Aid Considerations [PDF]
  • Crew Training [PDF]
  • Emergency Steering [PDF]
  • Rigging [PDF]
  • Provisioning [PDF]
  • Sail Maintenance [PDF]
  • Race Handicaps ORR [PDF]

 

Marine Offshore First Aid Information

Crew Medical Information Form [PDF] updated Feb 2014 
Selected Medical Topics [PDF] updated Feb 2014

Suggested Medications [PDF] updated Feb 2014

Suggested Medical Supplies [PDF] updated Feb 2014

Ocean Racing - Medical Conditions and Best Practices for Hygiene [PDF]
Food Safety on Ships [PDF]
Link to Ship's Captain Medical Guide [PDF]
Link to International Medical Guide for Ships [PDF]
Link to The Ship's Medicine Chest and Medical Aid at Sea [PDF]
 

  

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Archived information - 2014 and earlier:

Offshore Weather course

Supplemental Information [PDF

 

Marine Offshore First Aid

Crew Medical Information Form [PDF] updated Feb 2014
Selected Medical Topics [PDF] updated Feb 2014

Suggested Medications [PDF] updated Feb 2014

Suggested Medical Supplies [PDF] updated Feb 2014

Ocean Racing - Medical Conditions and Best Practices for Hygiene [PDF]
Food Safety on Ships [PDF]
Link to Ship's Captain Medical Guide [PDF]
Link to International Medical Guide for Ships [PDF]
Link to The Ship's Medicine Chest and Medical Aid at Sea [PDF]
 
 

2012 (Archives):

SSB Radio Test and Practice Roll Call on May 26 during Swiftsure [PDF]
 
Freight Service - Seattle to Kahului, Maui by Container Ship [PDF]
 
FAQ's - Frequently Asked Questions
  • FAQs - Safety Consultations [PDF]
  • FAQs - Staggered Start Dates [PDF]
  • FAQs - Single Side Band Radios [PDF]
  • FAQs - Vic-Maui Handicap System [PDF]
  • FAQs - Liferafts [PDF]
 Race Insurance Providers [PDF]
 
US Customs Entry Requirements (2010) [PDF]
 
Checklists/articles, prepared for or submitted by Vic-Maui Racers (2010)
 

Articles

Weather Considerations

by Vic-Maui Archives - Author Unknown, October 20th, 2009

Sailboat racing is like going to battle. A sound plan of attack is critical to success. To win the battle, the yacht racer needs a sound strategic and tactical plan to overcome the competition. Read

The Tactical Side of Vic-Maui

by Ron Olgilvy, May 23rd, 1998

This race, like most others, can be broken into many segments, each with several tactical options. This article describes some of the choices racers must make during the crossing to Maui. Read