Safety Boat Course - Weekend of the 24 & 25 November - Apply now
If you are interested please complete the online training course application form, as soon as possible, that can be found on the Training pages of the website.
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.
PB2 is a prerequisite and candidates must be 16+.
Course content includes; 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.
For members only the course fee is £50, provided that participants commit to helping out on the water at least 4 times per year.
If you are not already a member and are interested in joining and taking the course the fee is £225 inclusive of membership fees.