Otley Sailing Club
 

OSC Safety Boat Crew Course

  • 11 May 2014
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • OSC
  • 0

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This one day course has been designed by the club and is aimed at those members who, while not being qualified RYA Level 2 Powerboat Drivers, want to be able to confidently crew the club’s Safety Boats (for example during Sunday Youth Club Sessions).

The course will cover the following aspects of Safety Boat Operations and will enable the Safety Boat Crew to assist the powerboat helm in the types of rescues/recovery operations typically experienced at the club.

  • Communication with helm
  • Safety Boat Familiarization - RIB and Pioneer
  • Safety Boat equipment and its uses
  • Personal Clothing and Equipment
  • Basic Knots
  • Safety Boat “Golden Rules”
  • VHF Radio use and protocols
  • Man Overboard recovery techniques for Safety Boat Crews
  • Attending and righting dinghy capsizes
  • Attending and righting canoes /kayaks

An OSC certificate of completion will be awarded at the conclusion of the course.

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