RYA Safe & Fun Online Course
October 13, 2016
Safety & Survival Package
November 4, 2016

RYA/ ISAF/ World Sailing Offshore Safety Course

  • February 16th 2017
    February 16, 2017
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 16th 2017
    March 16, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 9th 2017
    November 9, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 19th 2019
    March 19, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • January 24th 2018
    January 24, 2018
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 23rd 2018
    February 23, 2018
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The second day of the Offshore Safety Course (in conjunction with the RYA Sea Survival) will equip you with an understanding of techniques for dealing with heaving weather along with skills to deal with on board damage and emergencies. It includes weather forecasting, firefighting and man over board recovery.

At the end of the course you will have a good knowledge of the safety equipment carried on small boats and the seamanship techniques needed to survive at sea in heavy weather. The certificate awarded conforms with the eligibility requirements of section 6.01 of the ISAF Special Regulations for category 0, 1 and some category 2 offshore races.

These regulations require a percentage of the crew to have taken personal survival training. Full details of the Special Regulations can be found in the ISAF website.

The course is theory based and takes place at our HQ in Underfall yard.

Assumed Knowledge:

  • None, Beginner.

Course content:

  • one day of training in seamanship and emergencies, including heavy weather seamanship, weather forecasting, firefighting and man overboard recovery

Ability after the course:

  • After finishing the Offshore Safety Course, students will have an understanding of techniques for dealing with heaving weather along with skills to deal with on board damage and emergencies.

Venue:  

Address:
Bristol Maritime Academy, Underfall Yard, Bristol, Bristol, City of, BS1 6XG, United Kingdom