Safety Boat Course

  • 26 Mar 2016
  • 27 Mar 2016
  • 2 sessions
  • 26 Mar 2016, 9:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • 27 Mar 2016, 9:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • ELYC
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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.

Assumed Knowledge Basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course.
Duration  2 Days
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.
Minimum Age  You must be 16 years of age or older to attend this course.

Please email chiefinstructor@elyc.org.uk if you have any questions regarding this course.

Please note you WILL be expected to go into the water during this course and it is strongly advised to wear a Drysuit if at all possible.

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