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
  • ELYC
  • 1

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

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

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