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

  • 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

This course is available to existing members who wish to assist with safety boat and officer of the day duties.

 

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