Aim: To gain thorough skills and knowledge on sea survival techniques and equipment. A practical and theoretical course required by crew competing in offshore (category 1) races.
Qualification: Advanced Sea Survival (recognised by Yachting NZ & ISAF).
Course Content: History, statistics and legislation, accidents and emergencies, equipment, safety and emergency planning, risk assessment, man overboard and life-rafts, wet drill, distress signals & responsibilities, medical care aboard, heavy weather techniques.
A comprehensive theoretical and practical course required by crew competing in offshore (category 1) races.
- History, statistics and legislation
- Accidents and emergencies
- Safety and emergency planning
- Risk assessment
- Man overboard, life rafts and equipment
- Distress signals and responsibilities
- Wet drill
- SAR systems and responsibilities
- Fire precautions and fire fighting
- Medical care aboard
- Damage control
- Weather and forecasting
- Heavy weather techniques
- Storm sails
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Last updated: 12 April 2018