RYA Sea Survival Course In Southampton £99

The RYA Sea Survival course is perfect for skippers and yachtsman who require a commercial endoresment to an RYA certificate. This one day course runs from our Saxon Wharf marina base with an afternoon visit to the local swimming pool for a practical session using a range of real survival equipment including liftrafts and life jackets.

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The RYA Sea Survival 1 Day Courses In Southampton covers :-


1. Preparation for sea survival 

Survival difficulties - Survival requirements - Equipment available - Actions prior to abandonment 

2. Lifejackets and liferafts 

Lifejacket design and construction - Correct donning procedure - Purpose and use of lifejackets - Safety harnesses – Purpose and use Liferafts – Stowage and containment on board - Types, design and construction - Launching, abandoning the vessel and boarding liferaft - Righting a capsized liferaft - Equipment - Initial actions to be taken in a liferaft

3. Principles of survival 

Methods to increase chances of survival - Signs, symptoms and treatment of hypothermia - Symptoms & method of treatment for sunburn, heat exhaustion and heatstroke - Survival routines to aid location - Correct use of pyrotechnics and other location aids - Water rationing procedures - Dehydration and preventative measures - Food rationing - Sources of food

4. Survival craft ailments

5. Raft management 

6. Search and rescue 

Rescue by helicopter or vessel - Role of HM Coastguard UK and International SAR Organisation - Other services