1100 | Deck Familiarization

Price: $800
Course Number: 1100
Course Length: 32 hours, In-Person
Location: Norfolk, VA
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 12
Please bring picture ID on first day of class

Course Description
1100 Deck Familiarization

Required Course Tools:
No tools required for this course

The 1100 Deck Familiarization course is a study of seamanship designed to prepare the student for employment and for all mariners assigned to lookout and watchkeeping support duties from inland to ocean going vessels. This course is designed to teach new skills to the entry-level mariner or to enhance skills of those mariners who have minimal sea-going experience which serves to increase awareness and promote safety in your surroundings.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • working in the maritime industry
  • responsibilities
  • watchstanding duties
  • helmsman duties
  • lookout duties
  • emergency situations
  • emergency radio equipment and pyrotechnics
  • marine pollution
  • vessel terminology including setting watertight integrity
  • deck seamanship and deck equipment and machinery
  • marlinespike seamanship including practical line handling
  • deck maintenance including hand tool usage, safety, and surface preparation and painting

Call (757) 464-6008 for class availability

Check-in: 7:00 a.m.
Class starts: 8:00 a.m.

Why Come to Norfolk, VA

MAMA Trains is located in a huge resort area. There is so much to do in our town. There are two main industries in our area. The US Navy and Tourism. There are family-friendly attractions and excellent night-life activities. We have some of the best restaurants in America and Virginia Beach is often on lists such as the safest places to live and best places to visit. Check out our attractions while you are here.