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Update:The crew participating in this weekend's Class 3 Coxwains Assessment course got to experience many different sides of Cape Town's weather. On Friday night, in Hout Bay, they completed scenario assessments in very rough sea conditions. Saturday saw a continuation of sea time in Table Bay under more favourable sunny skies.Some of the skills assessed in the sessions included close quarter maneuvering, towing, rafting, pacing, vessel entry and capsize drills. On Sunday the volunteers completed their swim test in chilly 14 degree water and all passed.After a final debrief and fond farewells the crew returned home. A big thank you from head office to all participants for sacrificing time away from their families this weekend.Training briefing in Granger Bay. Training briefing in Granger BaySwim test - treading water. Swim test - treading waterPacing exercise. Pacing exercise Clos quarter maneuvering Close quarter maneuvering20160702_182253 Finishing off the day with some evening trainingCourse participants. Course participantsOriginal Release:This weekend, NSRI volunteers from 6 different stations around the country will have their skills put to the test in very stormy Cape conditions. They are currently participating in the 12th Class 3 Coxwain's assessment course in Cape Town.12th Class 3 Coxn Assessment Course on tour at Gemini. 12th Class 3 Coxn Assessment Course on tour at Gemini.Pictured above the group on tour today at Gemini - supplier of 4,2m to 8,5m RIB's for Sea Rescue:Graeme Harding - HQ Training Officer; Robert van Helsdingen - Station 23 Wilderness; Juan Pretorius - Station 11 Port Alfred; Bruce Davidson -Station 2 Bakoven; Gert Immelman - Station 11 Port Alfred; Michael Thomson - Station 15 Mossel Bay; Marius Hayes - Station 18 Melkbos; Stuart Moerdyk - Station 1 HQ; Shanlin Shoemaker - Station 1 HQ.
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