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RYA Safety Boat Course

03 Oct @ 9:00 am - 04 Oct @ 4:30 pm

Course: RYA Safety Boat Course

Length of course: 2 days

Timings: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Location: Medway Yacht Club, Lower Upnor, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4XB

Who should do this 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).

If you are wanting to do power boat duties at the club this training and qualification is for you.

Pre-course experience: should have a basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course.

Assumed Knowledge: the theory from the Powerboat Level 2 syllabus.

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.

Minimum duration: 2-day course

Minimum age: 16

Format: predominantly practical on the water with some classroom elements.

£240 MYC Member

£300 Non Member

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03 Oct @ 9:00 am
04 Oct @ 4:30 pm
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