RYA Safety Boat
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.
Recognised Training Centre
Brixham Yacht Club
Basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers. RYA Powerboat Level 2 Powerboat Handling certificate must be held prior to this course
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.
Ability after the course
Able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing
Maximum Student/Instructor Radio
Course material supplied
RYA Safety Boat Handbook (G16)
BYC Members - £130
Non BYC Members - £200*
* Non BYC members will automatically qualify for 50% the rest of the year's membership fees on completing this course
Last updated 09:30 on 18 March 2020