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DIVPRODEVINST 3120.?B 16 APR 2019

STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES (SOP) AND

REGULATIONS MANUAL

FOR LARGE SAIL TRAINING CRAFT

AT THE UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY

DIVPRODEVINST 3120.78 l6 APR2019

DIVPRODEVINST 3120.7B 16 APR 2019

SOP REVISION REQUEST FORM INSTRUCTIONS: This form provides a feedback mechanism for the SOP document. In your comments, please be specific and provide the rationale for making the suggested change. Submit any proposed modifications or suggestions using this form to the appropriate program Director for review. DATE: CHAPTER, PAGE, SECTION:

RECOMMENDED CHANGE:

RATIONALE:

APPROVAL:

Submitted by: Director, VOST Director, OSTS Vanderstar Chair - - - - - - - - DDNAS DNAS

Date:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY

OFFICE OF THE COMMANDANT OF MIDSHIPMEN UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY 101 BUCHANAN ROAD ANNAPOLIS MARYLAND 21402?5100

DIVPRODEVINST 3120.7B 16 APR 2019

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From: Deputy Commandant, Professional Development

Subj: PROMULGATION OF STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES (SOP) AND REGULATIONS MANUAL FOR U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY SAIL TRAINING CRAFT

Ref: (a) USNAINST 1500.5, US Naval Academy Sailing Programs (b) USNAINST 5450.3, Naval Academy Organization Manual (c) U.S. Navy Regulations (d) PRODEVJNST 3140.1, Hurricane Sortie and Mooring Procedures for Hazardous or Destructive Weather (e) COMDTINST Ml6672.2D, Navigation Rules, International - Inland (72 COLREGS) (f) Racing Rules of Sailing (g) PMS MRC Deck (h) Boat Information Book (BIB) fot? U.S. Naval Academy Navy 44 Sail Training Craft (i) COMDTMIDNJNST 5400.6L, Midshipman Regulations Manual U) DIVPRODEVINST 3530.2 Sail Training C1?aft (STC) Navigation Standards (k) OPVAVINST 3500.39c, Operational Risk Management (I) Coastal and Offshore Persom1el Qualification Standards (PQS) for Large Sail Training Craft (STC)

Encl: ( 1) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Regulations Manual for Large Sail Training Craft

I. Purpose. To promulgate the Standard Operating Procedures and Regulations Manual to be used both ashore and underway onboard large, offshore-capable Sail Trnining Craft (STC).

2, Cancellation. DIVPRODEVINST 3120.7A.

3. Background. The Naval Academy conducts sail training aboard a variety ofSTC. This manual augments guidance contained in reference (a) and guides the professional sail training of midshipmen.

4. Action. All sailing program personnel, to include midshipmen, staff and volunteers, shall strictly adhere to this instruction and be held accountable for its contents. This instruction is not all-inclusive and not a replacement for sound judgment. In ~II instances, those in positions of authority are responsible and accountable for compliance with this directive, and shall diligently enforce good order and discipline as it pe1tains to sound seamanship, navigation and conduct. Any person who finds that he or she cannot fulfill the letter and spirit of this instruction shall itmnediately notify the Director, Naval Academy Sailing.

5. ?Feedback/Changes, Omissions or recommendations for changing any part of this document shall be submitted via the Feedback Form to the appropriate program director. Feedback forms should include specific changes and the rationale for making them.

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REVISION SUMMARY

3/1/2019

Change DIVPRODEVINST 3120.7A to 3120.7B

3/1/2019 Chapter 1

No changes.

3/1/2019 Chapter 2

No changes.

3/1/2019 Chapter 3 3/1/2019 Chapter 4 400.a.l)

No changes.

Note: Replace last sentence with, "The manufacturer recommends inflating every two months, a schedule for inflation testing will be set by the Vanderstar Safety Chair each season."

3/1/2019 Chapter 5 3/1/2019 Chapter 6 602

607.1

No changes.

Delete "BST" column from Uniform Policy. (BST has their own SOP).

Add new sentence 3, "Eldridge Tide and Pilot Book has a diagram of all the international signal flags."

3/1/2019 Chapter 7

3/1/2019 Chapter 8 807.3.d 3/1/2019 Chapter 8 810.1

3/1/2019 3/1/2019

810.3.a.l) 810.3.b.2)

No changes.

Change sl to, "In order to expedite loading of extra equipment into the raft, it is recommended that a "grab bag" containing emergency abandon ship supplies be stowed in the starboard cockpit seat locker while underway."

Delete last sentence of paragraph, "Consult the eheeklist i11 Chapter 9."

Add "NOTE: THE LARGE ANCHOR IS REQUIRED FOR OVERNIGHT OR WHEN THE BOAT IS UNATTENDED."

Delete s2, replace with, "Anchor watch is required overnight when the boat is occupied."

3/1/2019

810.3.c.1)

3/1/2019

810.3.c.3)

3/1/2019 Chapter 9 903

Change sl to, "Navigator shall set the GPS .... "

Add, "NOTE: THE NAVY 44 M2 HAS A TENDENCY TO REACT MORE TO HEAVY CURRENT WHEN THE WIND IS LIGHT, AND MAY RIDE OVER THE ANCHOR RODE. PAY ATTENTION TO TIDE CHANGES AND CONSIDER USING LESS RODE IN THESE CONDITIONS."

Under "Bilge", replace second and third checklist items with the following: "Use a disposable cup to take a sample of bilge water from bilge sump and check for oil or diesel. Use an "Oil-Zorb" sock-type oil absorber to remove any oil or fuel from the bilge." and "Once oil/diesel is removed, check operation of both manual bilge pumps, and the electric bilge pump. Post personnel

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3/1/2019 Chapter 9 904

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on port side to observe discharge while testing to ensure oil/diesel is not being pumped out. The oil/diesel will float on top of the water. Stop operating bilge pumps if discharge is contaminated, and report to Cutter Shed."

Add new item in Pre-Underway: Verify that the Alternator Parallel switch, located between the Battery switches, is in the "OFF" position; top of lever pointing to the left.

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