Safety Boat Certificate
Course Title: Irish Sailing Safety Boat Course
Accreditation: Irish Sailing (Irish Qualification)
Course Times: 9.30am - 5pm
Course Duration: 2 Days
Minimum Age: 16+
This course is designed for those seeking to improve their competency in the sport and focuses upon areas such as escorting racing fleets of dinghies, windsurfers and canoes; providing safety and rescue cover for training fleets and assisting in race management duties.
- Preparation of boat for use
- Basic boat handling
- Race management (sailing boats)
- Approaching and assisting sailing dinghies, windsurfers, canoes & kayaks, kite-surfers
- Boat types
- Incident management and medical emergencies.
- Part of the course involves simulating dinghy rescue and you will get wet. We can provide wetsuits.
Next Course takes place on Saturday 19th – Sunday 20th August 2023
Participants must hold a National Powerboat Certificate (Level 2) or an equivalent certificate and 20 hours driving experience following qualification. It is strongly recommended that participants hold a VHF radio operators certificate and a first aid certificate.
The course runs from 9.30am to 5pm each day.
Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.
Course 5: 19-20 August
Saturday 19th August 2023 - Sunday 20th August 2023
Really lovely staff, super friendly. Would highly recommend the kayak and paddle board rentals! Great with a small group or big group.
June 1, 2020
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June 1, 2017
We did once off rock pooling and kayaking and it was great fun. The kids had great fun and they allowed me to go ith them too. In the end... read more
April 1, 2018