RYA Safety Boat
RYA Safety Boat, a two-day course that builds upon the skills and background knowledge learned during the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course. Attendees should have a basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course. This course is half price for members.
Courses will be held on consecutive Saturdays.
Please select the first Saturday of your course from below:
Full course dates:
- 10th &17th June 2023
- 12th & 19th August 2023
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. The minimum age for participants is 16 years old. The price of the course includes – RYA Safety Boat book and upon successful course completion the RYA Safety Boat Certificate.
The course covers:
- Boat handling
- Dinghy rescue
- Windsurfer rescue
- Kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory)
- End-of-day procedures
- Rescuing other water users
Participants should bring waterproof clothing and non-slip footwear, together with a Personal Flotation Device (either buoyancy aid or lifejacket)
For full details, see the RYA syllabus here.
For queries, please get in touch with our Training Principal Nigel Fletcher.
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