As you know, there is no substitute to gaining experience from time on the water and heading offshore should be a perfect way of gaining that experience. Unfortunately for many people when they are heading offshore even when they work through potentially dangerous and serious predicaments that
lack of a debriefing with a review of the learning outcomes means that the potential to learn from these situations is often missed.
When looking heading offshore, you really have two options when it comes to developing your skills…
1) Keep doing what you’re doing and hope for the best, or
2) You learn and implement an approach to safety that has been proven to work in a structured approach.
If you chose option two, you will be preparing yourself in the best possible way to deal with some of the worst possible situations you might encounter at sea.