Allowed to row with a buddy June 1-Sept 30th in the boat tested in (zephyr, maas aero, racer).
Captain's Privileges Plus
Allowed to row without a buddy June 1-Sept 30th in the boat tested in (zephyr, maas aero, racer).
Captain's Privileges Youth
Allowed to row without a buddy June 1-Sept 30th in the boat tested in (zephyr, maas aero, racer), additional restrictions may apply and are at the discretion of the head coach and board.
A = approaching C = competent M = mastery
- PFD Requirements
- Swim Test & Flip test/swim to shore
- Knowledge of boaters right of way and
- Verbally describe the traffic pattern
- Knowledge of Hazards
- Swamped/flipped boat protocol
- Navigation Light requirements
- Safe Conditions (wind, water temps, lightning, etc)
- Knowledge of early season and late season requirements to row in a single
- Knowledge of buddy system and acceptable distancesKnowledge of personal safety for conditions (clothing, hydration, etc)
- Awareness of Hypothermia/Heat Stroke
- Procedure for reporting equipment damage
- Knowledge of boat partsKnows responsibility and procedures for captains privileges level.
- Know which boat size(s) to use and which hulls are the correct size
- Select an appropriate, matching set of oars, carry them to the water blades first, and set them on the land or dock, out of the way
- Ask for help to take the boat from rack to slings or from the rack to the water; do so without hitting anything.
- Appropriately adjust the foot stretcher and spacers if needed.
- Carry the boat down to the dock and place it into the water bow first, without hitting anything
- Put oars into the oarlocks correctly before getting into the boat
- Get into the boat without stepping into the bottom of the boat.
- Exit the dock or shoreline without assistance.
- Demonstrate awareness of surroundings by regularly checking direction/point without stopping
- Row at least 10 full strokes with square blades continuously, maintaining control and point.
- Row with control of the set, clean feathering and squaring (full slide)
- Navigate through a set up course without stopping
- Back min. of 10 strokes continuously at full slide, maintaining control/ point.
- Stop a boat completely at full pressure
- Row at least 30 strokes at full pressure without crabbing (or flipping)
- Complete a 360 degree water turn/turn-in-place in both directions (clockwise and counter-clockwise)
- Demonstrates knowledge of traffic pattern and hazards
- Demonstrate or describe how to pass and be passed
- Respond immediately to “Weigh enough, check it down!” at full pressure, maintaining control and point
- Choose a safe location to pull over to the side of the water and describe what makes it safe
- Maintain a safe course throughout the row using pressure (not checking one oar to make turns)
- Choose an appropriate place and time to turn and cross the lake. Spin 90 degrees, check for traffic, cross perpendicular, then spin the remaining 90 degrees to finish the turn.
- Communicate verbally with other lake users, if appropriate.
- Follow traffic patterns at all times, remaining on the right side of the lake and maintaining awareness of your location in regards to others on the lake
- Land at dock or wet dock without assistance, in control
- Get out of the boat without stepping in the bottom of the boat cleanly
- Pull in and remove oars from oarlocks, water side oar first, if in sweep boat) and secure oarlocks
- Carry boat up from dock and place in slings without hitting anything
- Wipe down boat and follow current cleaning protocol
- Ask for help and carry the boat and return to rack correctly
- Wash oars and return to the correct rack, in a matched pair
- Clean and strap down boat, and put away all equipment properly
- Understand the necessity of returning the boat on time and checking it in using the log book system
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