RYA Safety Boat Course Spring 2020

Due to Covid-19 reasons explained elsewhere – this Safety Boat Course is CANCELLED.

EDYC wants to run a Formal RYA Safety Boat Course (takes two days) and now requests expressions of interest.

Most likely date 18/19 April 2020

We prefer a response of at least six candidates for the course, but may run with four.

Briefly 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.
Further details of the course content are freely available on the internet and can be requested via an email contact as below.

Note to enter the Safety Boat course – An RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling certificate must be held prior to this course and this should be presented on the first morning (or electronically beforehand). A VHF radio qualification and a First Aid qualification are also strongly recommended. Please read up on the RYA WEB site, if you have general queries.

The Safety Boat two day course costs £150 (members)/£200 (outsiders to include temporary membership).
Dates are a Sat/Sun late March, April,  pre- main season. Yet to be selected – Note the course is weather dependent.

Pease email edycsec@gmail.com or phone or contact David Maxwell to get on the interest list.

Places will not be allocated only on a first come basis, selection will be assisted by your answers to simple questions such as:-

Do you need this course to assist with other RYA qualifications ?

Do you wish to increase your confidence when working in safety related situsations ?

Recommended Reading

RYA Safety Boat Handbook (G16) – this will be supplied to candidates at/or before the course.

RYA Powerboat Logbook (G20) – you may have one of these

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