Safety boat course

 
Aim of this course is to introduce the techniques used in powerboats providing safety and rescue cover for dinghy and windsurfer racing, training fleets and other water users including canoes, kayaks and kite surfers.

It is aimed at anyone involved in teaching watersports. The course is extremely practical and hands on and you may be the one being rescued so come prepared to get wet!
The course is based around the RYA Safety Boat syllabus which is outlined below:

Preparation
Safety equipment
Assistance with race management
Crew communication
Boat handling and manoeuvres
Positioning in respect to fleet
Standing off another craft
Coming alongside underway
Dinghy (including high performance) and windsurfer rescue
Towing
Mark laying
Theory and background
Rescue of other water users
Communication
VHF
First aid


For groups wishing to complete the safety boat course contact Russell 
info@stratussailing.com
                 or 
​         07779255574