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RYA Safety Boat

Level: Intermediate | Age: Strictly 16 + | Time: 9:30 - 17:00 | Price: £200

Quick Course Information

Level: Intermediate

Age: Strictly 16 +

Time: 9:30 - 17:00

Price: £200

Member's Price: £110


Typical Number on Course: 3

Typical Instructor - Student Ratio: 1:3

We will not accept candidates for this course unless at lease one seasons' Powerboating experience has been logged since taking Powerboat Level 2.

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Course Summary

A two day weekend course covering skills and techniques used in rescue situations using powered craft. You must already hold powerboat Levels 1 and 2 and have at least a seasons power boating experience to ensure you take the most away from this course. Recommended methods will be taught and evaluated with heavy emphasis on approaching each situation in a carefully calculated manner each time and reacting accordingly. Practical exercises provide essential practice and the sharing of experiences from each of the participants allows everyone to learn alongside each other. Sessions include, rescuing from a lee shore, man over board and assisting other water users especially windsurfers and kayakers as these are common on BLYM.


Course Outline

  • Preparation of craft
  • Boat handling
  • Dinghy, windsurfer, kayak and canoe rescue
  • Towing
  • End-of-day procedures
  • Suitability of craft
  • Communication

Ability After Course

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

Course Dates

Saturday
17
March
Sunday
18
March

Course runs over 1 Weekend(s).

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Saturday
16
June
Sunday
17
June

Course runs over 1 Weekend(s).

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Saturday
8
September
Sunday
9
September

Course runs over 1 Weekend(s).

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