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RYA Safety Boat Course

20th - 21 June

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.

Recognised Training Centre

Brixham Yacht Club

Assumed knowledge

Basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling certificate must be held prior to this course

Course Content

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

Minimum duration

2 days

Minimum age

16

Maximum Student/Instructor Radio

3:1

Course material supplied

RYA Safety Boat Handbook (G16)

Cost

BYC Members - £130

Non BYC Members - £200*

* Non BYC members will automatically qualify for 50% the rest of the year's membership fees on completing this course

Booking

Please visit the club website to book this event.

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