Sea Survival

RYA Basic Sea Survival Course 

or

STCW Personal Survival Techniques (run in conjunction with our partner – a trusted, approved MCA training provider based in Liverpool)

Location: Liverpool

Course dates: Most weeks

Cost: £120.00 per person.

Tel: 01758 613 635

 

 

A PDF copy of our booking Terms & Conditions can be downloaded here.

About This Course

A one-day course for anyone going to sea, providing an understanding of how to use the safety equipment on board your boat.

A genuine lifesaver

Meets the requirements for MCA Code Vessels for crews and Skippers. Also acceptable for offshore windfarm technicians.

Cruising is one of the safest leisure sporting activities, and 99.9% of those afloat will never use their liferaft. However, if you are part of the unlucky 0.1% your chances of survival will be greatly increased if you understand how to use the equipment and how to help yourself.

It is a well-proven fact that, in the event of an emergency at sea, people with training are more likely to survive.

An important part of the course is a practical session in a swimming pool. Experience first hand the problems of entering an uncooperative liferaft and assisting others while fully kitted out in wet weather gear and a lifejacket.

Course topics include:

  • liferafts and the equipment they contain
  • survival techniques
  • the design of lifejackets
  • medical aspects of sea survival
  • search and rescue techniques