Learn to Operate a Safety Boat to the RYA Standard
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.
It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying.
You will be taught the following
- Boat handling
- Dinghy rescue
- Windsurfer rescue
- Kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory)
- End-of-day procedures
- Suitability of craft
- Local factors
- Rescuing other water users
This course is available to existing members who wish to assist with safety boat and officer of the day duties.