World Sailing Offshore Safety Sea Survival
Course Title: World Sailing Offshore Safety Sea Survival
Course duration: 2 days
Course times: First Day: 9am-5pm, Second Day: 9am-2pm
Course dates: See below
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.
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 or the sea 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.
Course 1: Sunday 26th and Monday 27th March
Course 2: Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd May
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.
Very friendly staff and great atmosphere. Would definitely recommend for a day out or lessons. Paddle board and kayak rentals are lots of fun.
June 24, 2020
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
Firstly, Jess (our instructor) was amazing! I was a bit nervous starting this course as I didn't know what to expect but Jess made it so easy to understand everything... read more
September 12, 2022