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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


2019 Dates:

Sunday 31st March * Special Offer *

Cost of Course: £95 non-members / £75 members. Lunch and refreshments included.


Sunday 9th June

Cost of Course: £95 non-members / £85 members. Refreshments included.



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

The latest edition of the RYA First Aid Manual is included.

Prior Knowledge/Experience: none

Please contact us admin@lcsc.org.uk to secure your place.

Last updated 10:44 on 23 January 2019

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