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RYA Safety Boat Course

RYA Safety Boat Course

This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, or for racing or training activities. It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying. It is strongly recommended that a member of the rescue crew should hold a first aid certificate (or should have experience of first aid).

Assumed knowledge: Should have a basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course
Minimum duration: 2 days
Minimum age: 16 years old
Course content: Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory), towing, end-of-day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescuing other water users
Ability after course: Able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing

Next Course: 16th-17th November 3 places

Cost: Members 50
Non members 120
Max number per course is 6

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Last updated 08:39 on 20 October 2019

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