RYA First Aid Course

Equip yourself to save lives!

This course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for skippers and crew within 60 miles of a safe haven.

The course covers minor ailments, including headaches, sunburn and small lesions, through to immediate response to serious medical emergencies, in situations that someone on the water could encounter. There is emphasis on resuscitation techniques and the ‘primary care’ of a man overboard victim. Procedures for obtaining outside medical assistance and the helicopter rescue services are covered, as well as the correct first aid kit to have on board.

This course is a must for all who sail and powerboat on a regular basis. The ratio of students to instructors will not exceed 12:1. RYA First Aid book included in the cost of the course alongside an RYA First Aid Certificate upon satisfactory completion of the course. 

Duration: 1 days (8 hour minimum)

Dates: Available on request

When: typically 9.00 – 17.00

Cost: Available on request

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