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. Because of our close association with Kitesurfers we also teach the correct rescue technique for downed Kites and Riders. Please email us with any date requirements if our arranged course does not match your requirements.
Basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 Certificate must be held prior to this course
Duration 2 days
Minimum age 16 years
Preparation of craft, 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 cover or support to a range of craft, particularly sailing and windsurfing
It includes close quarters handling, high speed manoeuvres, man overboard recovery and collision regulations. Our course is coastal and your certificate will be endorsed accordingly
RYA Safety boat course
LENGTH OF COURSE 2 DAYS
STUFF I NEED
Boating gear a towel and something warm for later.
Next dates are the 1st and 2nd of April 2017