sea survival

RYA Sea survival course

RYA / MCA Sea Survival Course (STCW compliant)[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTWjsC11m9o?feature=player_detailpage]

1 day theory and practical course

SECTION A: TOPICS COVERED

Preparation for Sea Survival
Lifejackets and Liferafts
Principles of survival both in cold and hot water
Types of lifejacket
Correct launch procedure for an inflatable liferaft
Board a liferaft ‘wet and dry’.
Correct method for righting a capsized liferaft
Basic first aid treatment.
General arrangements for search and rescue.

WHAT TO BRING

Items to bring when attending course :-
Change of clothes (one set will get wet).
SOLAS approved life jacket

YOU WILL LEARN

How to fire flares, send a Mayday and activate an EPIRB
How to deploy a liferaft.
How to right a capsized liferaft
How to survive in a liferaft.
Basic first aid treatment.
Rescue techniques by helicopter, lifeboat and ship.

SWIMMING POOL

A part of the course will be spent in the swimming pool and students are encouraged to bring along their own wet gear and life jacket so they can experience first hand getting into a liferaft dressed in their sailing gear.

On completion of the course you will be given an RYA Sea Survival certificate.

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