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RYA First Aid

In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives. This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.


Additional Info

Course Title: RYA 1st Aid

2017 Dates:

19th Feb

5th March


** SPECIAL OFFER** for October

14 Oct. Cost: £60 members / £80 non-members



Course Cost:

Non-members £95 / Members £75


Course Duration: 1 day 9.30 - 5pm


Course Headline: In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives. This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.


Course Description: It fulfils the requirements for:
• professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters;
• the Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF's regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4). The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.

The subjects specific to boating include:
• the recovery position in a confined space
• CPR, including the drowning protocol
• cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
• seasickness and dehydration
• medical assistance or advice by VHF
• helicopter rescue

Prior Knowledge/Experience: none

If you are interested please contact us to find out other potential dates

Last updated 16:09 on 12 October 2017

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