SailNet Community - View Single Post - Online OUPV classes
View Single Post
Old 03-12-2009
hellosailor's Avatar
hellosailor hellosailor is offline
That's not my Kraken.
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 11,073
Thanks: 3
Thanked 110 Times in 107 Posts
Rep Power: 10
hellosailor has a spectacular aura about hellosailor has a spectacular aura about
"Like all professions, it requires hands-on training."
Are you confusing training with apprenticeship? Some things need to be taught hands-on, others are just the transfer of knowledge and that works well online.
The hands-on portion of the training IS in fact required by the USCG and is still required even if you take an online class. That's why you have to log actual time on the water in a vessel, isn't it?
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook