Safety Under Sail Forum: The Human Factor

Safety Under Sail Forum: Early Afternoon Session

The Human Factor

Speaker: Captain Rick Miller facilitating

Download the Bridge Resource Management presentation (PDF 3.04MB)

 Bridge resource management on the decks of sail training vessels. What is the bridge? Identifying a vessel’s equipment resources, human resources and human systems with attention to material condition management, station bills, watch manning (captain as watchstander), voyage planning, fatigue, and crew officer training.

Speaker: Captain Richard F. Miller, Faculty, Department of Marine Transportation, Maine Maritime Academy

Instructor of Marine Transportation – Meteorology, Small Craft Construction, Terrestrial, Navigation, Celestial Navigation, Seamanship. Captain, Schooner Bowdoin.  Chief Mate/Master, Sea Education Assoc. SSV Robert Seamans & SSV Corwith Cramer. Faculty Training Officer, Barque Elissa. Prior Experience: Captain/Chief Mate, Ocean Classroom Foundation; Captain/Port Captain,World Ocean School; Director of Sea Programs, Hurricane Island Outward Bound School; Relief Captain/Mate,Penobscot Bay Pilot  Boat; Yacht Delivery


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