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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


Cost: £115 (includes course materials, certificate, Teas/Coffees)


Please refer to our online calendar for dates.

Should a course be waitlisted, please email the office to be placed on a waitlist if no other dates suit.

All group bookings, please email the office to coordinate dates.


Course Duration: 1 day 9.00 - 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

By signing up to this course, you are accepting LCSC's Standard T & C's for Shorebased Courses - please find a copy below.

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Last updated 15:38 on 15 July 2021

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