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RYA First Aid Course

29 February, 09:00 - 17:30

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.


It fulfils the requirements for:

first aid training for vessels working up to area Category 2 under the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Codes of Practice for Small Vessels Operated Commercially;

first aid training needed by offshore racers subject to World Sailing's Offshore Special Regulation OSR 6.05.2;

the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981 for the purposes of Emergency First Aid at Work.

The subjects specific to boating include:

the recovery position in a confined space

CPR, including the drowning protocol

cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure

seasickness and dehydration

medical assistance or advice by VHF

helicopter rescue

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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.

It fulfils the requirements for:
• first aid training for vessels working up to area Category 2 under the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Codes of Practice for Small Vessels Operated Commercially;
• first aid training needed by offshore racers subject to World Sailing’s Offshore Special Regulation OSR 6.05.2;
• the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981 for the purposes of Emergency First Aid at Work.

The subjects specific to boating include:
• the recovery position in a confined space
CPR, including the drowning protocol
• cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
• seasickness and dehydration
• medical assistance or advice by VHF
• helicopter rescue

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.

It fulfils the requirements for:
• first aid training for vessels working up to area Category 2 under the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Codes of Practice for Small Vessels Operated Commercially;
• first aid training needed by offshore racers subject to World Sailing’s Offshore Special Regulation OSR 6.05.2;
• the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981 for the purposes of Emergency First Aid at Work.

The subjects specific to boating include:
• the recovery position in a confined space
CPR, including the drowning protocol
• cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
• seasickness and dehydration
• medical assistance or advice by VHF
• helicopter rescue

Last updated 7:25pm on 28 January 2020

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