World Sailing Offshore Safety Sea Survival

Overview

Course Title: World Sailing Offshore Safety Sea Survival

Course duration: 2 days

Cost: €300

Course times: 9am-5pm

Next course dates: 14th - 15th December 2022

The course is designed to give pleasure boaters and racers the confidence to understand what to do in an emergency. The World Sailing Offshore Safety Course in addition covers the requirements of World Sailing Offshore Special Regulations 6.01 for category 0, 1 and some category 2 offshore races.

Course Syllabus

The course syllabus includes the following;

  • Care & Maintenance of Safety Equipment
  • Storm Sails
  • Damage Control
  • Crew Routines
  • Man Overboard Prevention and Recovery
  • Giving Assistance to other craft
  • SAR Organisation and Methods
  • Practical Fire Precautions and Fire Fighting
  • Distress Alerting and Survivor Location Aids

In addition to time in the classroom there is also a practical session where participants will get experience handling, boarding and using a life raft. This will take place in a local swimming pool with times and location advised upon booking. Times will fall within the overall course times. We will provide lifejackets and oilskins to give you the experience of entering the water and manoeuvring in this gear, however, you are more than welcome to bring your own too.

Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

To book this course:

Step 1:  Online payment, after which you will receive an email confirmation with a link to an online form.

Step 2:  Submission of the online form.

Your course booking will only be secured once both steps are completed.

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