Course Schedule


Coastguard Theory


RYA Practical

Advanced Sea Survival   (12 hours)

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.

  • General
  • History, statistics and legislation
  • Accidents and emergencies
  • Equipment
  • 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


Book an Advanced Sea Survival Course

For further information on Advanced Sea Survival courses, email the Education team at, call 0800 BOATIE (262 843) or click here to book now.

Last updated: 12 April 2018