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RYA Safety Boat

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.


Assumed Knowledge

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


Duration

2 Days


Minimum Age

16 Years Old


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

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Upcoming Course Dates


There are currently no course dates scheduled however please contact us to express an interest in this course.

We are able to put courses on to suit your dates for groups


Downloads

RYA Powerboat Course Leaflet



Walsall Outdoor Pursuits

Aldridge Airport Outdoor Centre, Off Bosty Lane, Walsall. WS9 0QQ

01922 744637 | outdoorpursuits@walsall.gov.uk

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