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RYA Small Craft First Aid

August 24 @ 09:00 am - 17:00 pm

Our one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

In a medical emergency, a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.

It fulfils the requirements for:

Professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters
The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.

The subject’s specific to boating include:

The recovery position in a confined space
CPR, including the drowning protocol
Cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
Seasickness and dehydration
Medical assistance or advice by VHF
Helicopter rescue


August 24
09:00 am - 17:00 pm
Event Category:

"Take The Helm With Our Excellent Training"