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RYA First Aid Course

22nd January, 09:00 - 17:00

Course overview

A one-day informative course that all members (and non-members), sailing and non-sailing, are encouraged to attend. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, or the sea. The course covers all aspects of first aid, both water and land based. To practice your CPR skills on Annie is an opportunity not to be missed! Whilst it is hoped the skills taught will never be called into practice, if there is one course as a club member you should take, it is this one!

This course is MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency) approved and recognised for all RYA Instructor qualifications, (Dinghy, Windsurfing & Powerboating).

Required experience


Course duration

1 day (8 hours) or equivalent number of sessions

Minimum age



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.

Certificate issuing criteria

To achieve a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to be able to support skippers of yachts and motor vessels.
Upon successful completion of this course you will be issued with a RYA First Aid certificate, valid for 3 years, after which the course must be retaken. Recognised for all RYA Instructor qualifications.


Classroom based

Student / instructor ratio


What we provide

All equipment, instruction, RYA First Aid book

What you need to provide

Lunch (hot water and microwave available), warm clothing


RYA First Aid Course £50.00

Members, please ensure you are logged in to receive the members discount on courses!

Last updated 10:32pm on 20 January 2022

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