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RYA Safety Boat Course


    Safety Boat Course

    The training will be run by Senior Instructor, David Nunn and the assessments will be made by the RYA.


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    Course Content and Requirements

    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.

    Assumed knowledge
    Basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course.

    Course 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 The Course
    Able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing