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Old 30-01-2017, 18:37   #46
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Re: ASA not longer recognizes other certifications.

Originally Posted by smattie View Post
Couldn't agree more, however I must say the written exams carry more weight than the practical. I saw a young lady pass 103 who couldn't heave to, jibe correctly or tie a bowline. Dang, she scored 100% and "passed". Her and her husband with similar skills bought a 42' mono and planned to sail directly to BVI from Charleston. Yikes!
Per ASA standards, hands on skills carry 100% weight and must be completed succesfully.

Instructor should not have passed her regardless of test score.
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