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 certificate must be held prior to this course
Minimum duration - 2 days
Minimum age - 16
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.