We are running a Safety Boat Course on the weekend of the 24 & 25 November.
If you are interested please complete the online training course application form, as soon as possible, that can be found on the Training pages of the website.
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 canoes, or for racing or training activities.
It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying.
PB2 is a prerequisite and candidates must be 16+.
Course content includes; 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.
For members only the course fee is £50, provided that participants commit to helping out on the water at least 4 times per year.
If you are not already a member and are interested in joining and taking the course the fee is £225 inclusive of membership fees.