RYA Safety Boat
This two day course runs from 09:30 to 17:00 both days.
The course, led by an RYA Safety Boat Instructor, introduces a range of safety and rescue techniques to support and rescue dinghies, windsurfers and other water users.
The course content includes:
- Boat Preparation
- Boat handling, positioning in a fleet, sailign areas and response times, and communication with other craft
- Dinghy Rescue
- Windsurfer rescue
- Kayak or Canoe Rescue
- End of Day Procedures
- Theory to include use of VHF, suitability of craft, searches and knowledge of additional rescue situations.
What to bring
Waterproofs and buoyancy aids are provided for course participants. You should wear comfortable clothes suitable for the conditions, warm enough to be on the water for long periods. You should also bring a change of clothes and a towel - you shouldn't end up in the water but being on a boat all day it's always a possibility!!