Sailing at the Heart of the Norfolk Broads

Safety Boat

A course of rescue techniques and elements of race management

This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoe, or for racing and training activities. 

  • Assumed Knowledge: Basic uunderstanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling certificate must be held prior to this course
  • Minimum Duration: 2 days
  • Minimum Age: 16 years old
  • Course Content: Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory), towing, end-of-day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescuing other water users
  • Ability After Course: Able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing

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