RYA Safety Boat
The Safety Boat Course is a comprehensive training program designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge needed to operate a safety boat effectively. The course covers a wide range of topics, including launching and recovering a safety boat, approaching and assisting boats in distress and managing crew and casualties. This course is suitable for anyone who operates a safety boat, including water sports instructors, rescue boat operators, and marina staff. By the end of the course, participants will have the confidence and competence to respond to emergency situations and provide effective safety cover for water-based activities.
Our team are on hand to support you.
A basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course.
The course will be taught with a ratio of 3 students to 1 instructor and covers the following:
Launching and recovering a safety boat
Approaching and assisting boats in distress
Managing crew and casualties
Effective communication with other boats and rescue services
Legal and environmental aspects of safety boat operations
Safety equipment and their uses
Navigation techniques and emergency procedures
Handling different types of watercraft in various conditions
Operating in different bodies of water, including rivers, lakes, and oceans
Identifying and managing hazards and risks
Developing an emergency response plan
Providing effective safety cover for water-based activities.
9:30am - 4:30pm
We will be aiming for RYA Safety Boat certification.