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Vic-Maui 2012 Pre-Race

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2012 Vic-Maui Race Preparation Seminar
Sunday, January 15th, 2012
9:30 am – 5:00 pm
at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club
3811 Point Grey Road, Vancouver, BC

Vic-Maui skippers, race crew, shore support crew and potential race entrants will learn valuable information, ideas, and techniques to help get ready for the challenge, adventure and teamwork of the Vic-Maui 2012 race. Guest speakers will address a number of topics, including:

  • Rigging for Ocean Conditions
  • Safety Compliance
  • Emergency Steering
  • Weather, Navigation and Tactics
  • Crew Training and Experience
  • Sails and Sail Maintenance
  • Provisioning & Logistics
  • Wireless Communications
The cost of the seminar is $55 per person and includes coffee/tea and lunch. (Pay at the door price is $65 per person.) 
Space is limited, so be sure to register yourself and your crew early!
To register for the Preparation Seminar, send an email to gsutcliffe@kineticsailing.com
Vic-Maui Social and Dinner
Sunday, January 15th, 2012 to follow the Seminar at 5:00 pm
Dinner starts at 6:00 pm

at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club
in the Front Dining Room, Main Floor

Vic-Maui race crews, shore support crew, families and friends, along with race organizers, presentation speakers are all welcome to join us for a fun evening of socializing and dinner.

Cost: $40/person (1/2 price for children under 12)
Cash Bar

To register for the Vic-Maui Social & Dinner, send an email to gsutcliffe@kineticsailing.com

Course: January 2012 Marine Offshore First Aid with CPR


The 2012 Vic-Maui Race has partnered once again with the Academy of Emergency Training, and Dr. Cheryl Holmes,  Critical Care Physician and medical advisor to the Vic-Maui Race,  to offer a Marine Offshore First Aid course that will provide the certification needed to meet the First Aid requirements of the 2012 Vic-Maui Race.
To register, phone: +1-604-922-2249 or download the [online registration form].
Course #:      VM #2
Dates:            Friday, Jan 13th  6:00 – 9:00 PM (1800-2100), and
                      Saturday, Jan 14th   9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (0900-1600)
Location:        at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club
                       3811 Point Grey Road, Vancouver, BC
Cost:              $185.00 + HST  (payment can be made by cheque or credit card)
                      *Lunch is not included, but is available at the Star & Dragon Restaurant
Important: This course includes an on-line study component to be completed prior to class time.
Topics include:
Anatomy and physiology
Preventing disease transmission
Primary survey
Patient positioning
Choking management
Use of Automated External Defibrillators
Controlling deadly bleeding
Shock management
Head & spinal injuries
Medical emergencies
Radio Medical Advice
Wound suturing techniques
Advanced medical rescue and interventions
Upon completion of this course you will receive:
CPR certification, AND
Marine Offshore First Aid  Certificate of Completion

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