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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

Course Fee: $390.00 per person.


Starts Venue Day Times  
28 Apr 18 Auckland MRC* 1 weekend  8:30am - 5:00pm
26 May 18 Auckland MRC* 1 weekend 8:30am - 5:00pm
*Auckland Marine Rescue Centre



 For further information email or book above.

Last updated: 18 Jan 18