RYA First Aid at Sea 1 day

Running from our base at Plymouth Yachthaven, Plymouth. A one-day course covering CPR and all the usual first aid subjects from a boating perspective. This course is a prerequisite for the Yachtmaster DoT exam.

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.

The subjects specific to boating include:

  • the recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol
  • cold shock and hypothermia fromimmersion and/or exposure
  • seasickness and dehydration
  • medical assistance or advice by VHF
  • helicopter rescue.

It fulfills the requirements for:

  • professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters;
  • the Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF’s regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4).

The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.

 

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Product Description

FIRST AID AT SEA – 1 day

Tuition and certificate Fee £80 including The new 10th edition book designed and structured by St John Ambulance, St Andrew’s Ambulance Association and British Red Cross.

The First Aid Manual 10th Edition is simply the most reliable and comprehensive guide to providing medical assistance available. It will steer a user through treating casualties of any age and is illustrated with a large number of photographs and anatomical diagrams.

The subjects specific to boating include:

  • the recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol
  • cold shock and hypothermia fromimmersion and/or exposure
  • seasickness and dehydration
  • medical assistance or advice by VHF
  • helicopter rescue.