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This two day RYA Safety Boat course is a pre-requisite for the RYA Senior Instructor course and is useful for anybody wanting to assist as safety or rescue cover at their local sailing club. Over the course of the weekend you will learn how to safely rescue and recover a variety of water craft as well as how to set up and manage tows.

Key learning points: Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue, towing, end of day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescuing other water users.


Recommended Reading 

RYA Safety Boat Handbook (G16)

RYA Powerboat Logbook (G20) 


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Course Information

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 0915-1700

Minimum Standard: RYA Powerboat Level 2 and a basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers

Minimum Age: 16 yrs. 

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