Calendar of Events

Note that this list describes only 'open' programs, i.e., those which have a host department or facility and an enrollment open to all interested persons. The great majority of Ocean Rescue Systems courses are privately subscribed by individual departments or organizations and do not appear on this schedule.

Updated January 21, 2018. For course details, contact us at  jmokry@oceanrescue.com

Fundamentals of Open Water Search

        April 14, 2018 Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, Maine

          May 12, 2018 Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, ME

Fast Rescue Craft Operations  $575  

  • April 22 - 27 Rescue Boat Operations, Steamship Authority
  • April 29-30, 2018  Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA ($475)
  • May 18 -20, 2018 Charlestown Rescue, RI    $800                                                                                       
  • Steamship, April 22-27, 2018
  • May 5-6, 2018 Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, Maine  $300

 STCW95 Fast Rescue Boats (cost varies by Academy) 

  • April 10 - 13, 2018 Maine Maritime Academy, Castine Maine
  • April 17-20, 2018 Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA
  • July 17 - 20, 2018 Massachusetts Maritime, Buzzarsd Bay, MA
  • August 14 - 17, 2018 Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, Maine 
  • Oct 16 - 19, 2018 Maine Maritime Academy, Castine, ME
  • Oct 9 - 12, 2018 Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA

US Coast Guard Cutter Rescue Swimmer $550 5 days, $450 3 day version   (2018 Dates TBD)

  • USCG Station Portsmouth Harbor, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 
  • USCG Sector Miami, Miami, FL
  • US Coast Guard Sector Galveston, Galveston, TX
  • USCG BSU Portsmouth, VA 

Public Safety Rescue Swimmer  $745 5 days  $475 3-day version 

  • March 5 - 9, 2018 AUTEC Andros Island, Bahamas
  • June 9-10, 2018 Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, Maine
  • August 24 - 26, 2018 Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, Maine
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  •  September 17 - 21, 2018 Charlestown Rescue, Rhode Island
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Public Safety Boat Operations $345  (Dates TBD)

Swiftwater Rescue Techniques $175 (Awareness and Operations)

  • April 7 - 8, 2018 Charlestown, RI
  • May 5 - 6, 2018 Saco River, Standish, Maine
  • March 18, Searsmont, ME

Ice Diving for Public Safety Divers $425 

  • February 17-18 , 2018 Portland Maine

Surface Ice Rescue Techniques $75 One day (Awareness and Operations) 

  • Feb 10, 2018 South Portland, Maine     Train the Trainer Feb 11, 2018     $125
  • Feb 13, 2018 Castine, Maine             Train the Trainer Feb 14, 2018   $125
  • Feb 20, 2018 Fryeburg/Conway ME    Train the Trainer Feb 21, 2018  $125