This page is to make Crew Info and links available!
Knots we want our crew to know: Half Hitch, Cleat Hitch, square knot, clove hitch, bowline, Flemish Coil, Figure 8. For info on knot tying, this is a fun resource: Cruising World knot Tying Guide!
Tasks for Sailing Suva. Most of the steps involved in a normal sail experience!
Thanks to Captain Kirby, who documented how we use and stow the working lines on the masts and pin rails…Suva line arrangement — this is how the lines should be stowed when finished with a sail!
Nautical Terminology or glossary-of-sailing-terms — use this download to review or expand your general sailing knowledge.
Suva Policy and Procedures is covered in out Updated ops policy. This is our SOP .
And who does what…..suva-crew-duties
Can you name all the sails we use on Suva?
Here is the Crew Agreement which discusses the Drug Free Policy and procedures. All crew should sign a copy for our records….and this copy will remain here for your reference.
This Just In! Approved Crew Incentive Plan! Download the crew incentive plan here!
Here is a description of the Suva electrical system.
And check out the USCG Auxiliary standard LINE_HANDLING_COMMANDS for small vessels.
Now that you’ve studied up….it’s time for the Suva Apprentice Knowledge Check Sheet…the last item on your Apprentice PQS! Print it out, and fill it out — It’s OK to refer back to all the information you just read. ( If this were a test or a quiz, it would be Open Book!)