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Safety Boat Course

  • 28 Aug 2016
  • 04 Sep 2016
  • 2 sessions
  • 28 Aug 2016, 9:00 AM 5:30 PM
  • 04 Sep 2016, 5:30 AM
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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.

The course will run over 2 Sundays August 28th and September 4th.

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.
 You must have a Powerboat Level 2 Certificate to attend this course.

Please email 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, or if not a wetsuit with a wind proof layer.


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