RYA Safety Boat Course
Brixham Yacht Club
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.
|Assumed knowledge||Basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling certificate must be held prior to this course|
|Minimum duration||2 days|
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|
Cost for the course is £130 for members and £200 for non-members. Members please remember to login to the website before booking to ensure the discount is applied. All non members taking part in an RYA course at Brixham Yacht Club will qualify for 50% discount on the remainder of the membership fees for the year if they wish to join.
Please visit the club website to book this event.