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RYA Safety Boat Courses 2024   iCal entry for this event

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 & kayaks for racing or training activities. This highly practical course looks at good practice and safe & efficient rescue techniques.

Course Content Includes: 
  • Preparation
  • boat handling & positioning
  • dinghy rescue techniques
  • windsurfer rescue techniques
  • kayak or canoe rescue techniques
  • towing of various craft
  • lee-shore recovery
  • end-of-day procedures
  • suitability of safety craft
  • local factors
  • effective communication
  • recovering people from the water


 After the course you should be able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing.

Minimum requirements:

RYA Powerboat Level 2 minimum 
Basic knowledge of sailing/windsurfing activities
Age 16 +

2 Days - 9:30-17:30



4th – 5th May

19th – 20th October

Location: Phoenix Outdoor Centre


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Description Date Start time End time Availability Places
RYA Safety Boat Course (2 Days) 04-05-2024 09:30 17:30 closed 6
RYA Safety Boat Course (2 Days) - WHSC 19-10-2024 09:30 17:30 6
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Type Price    
Safety Boat Course fee £280
POC & WHSA Clubs £230