This one day course is aimed at anyone who goes afloat.  You may be a yachtsman doing channel passages or a powerboater out on Southampton water.  The course is desinged to take in many regualar first aid topics and related these to being afloat and the practicalities of being on a boat.

It is thought that knowing a little first aid even in a remote location can give a casualty the time to survive with help is called.


RYA First Aid

Option 1
  • 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).

    • Dinghy Instructors.


    This 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 fromimmersion and/or exposure

    • seasickness and dehydration

    • medical assistance or advice by VHF

    • helicopter rescue

    • Use of AED's

    For skippers and mates working on coded vessels this course includes the regualtations of Catercory C first aid kit and it's contents.



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