Need for speed: Training and qualification for HSC watercraft operations
Where are the gaps when it comes to training crews operating High Speed Craft? How can the dangers be mitigated through enhanced training methodologies? And what is preventing military forces from working together as effectively as possible? We asked the experts...
Operating fast craft close to coastlines places a high workload on the helmsman and navigator. They have to work as a team to avoid shallow areas, natural features, man-made obstacles and other vessel traffic. These tasks are made even more difficult by poor weather and adverse sea conditions.