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Safety Boat - day 1

12th March

Safety Boat

Code: SB 1

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).

Required experience:  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

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

Certificate issuing criteria:  Able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing

Format:  Predominantly practical but with some classroom elements.

Tickets

This event has sold out, however you may still place bookings to be added to the waiting list. You will not be charged for your booking unless a space becomes available.

Any available tickets are member only.

Last updated 12:06pm on 18 December 2021

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