This page is to make Crew Info and links available!
Knots we want our crew to know: Half Hitch, Cleat Hitch, Square (Reef) Knot, Clove Hitch, Bowline, Flemish Coil, Figure 8, Sheet Bend. 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 Stevens, 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!)