RYA / ISAF Offshore Safety

This is a two part course:

Part 1 – RYA Sea Survival course click here  for more details

Part 2 – A  hands on course to provide the skills and knowledge to handle offshore emergencies. It is especially useful for blue water, long distance passages such as the ARC or other trans-Atlantic or trans-pacific crossings.

During this practical course you will learn about:

  • Care & Maintenance of Safety Equipment
  • Storm Sails
  • Damage Control
  • Crew Routines
  • Man Overboard Prevention and Recovery
  • Giving Assistance to other craft
  • SAR Organisation and Methods
  • Practical Fire Precautions and Fire Fighting
  • Distress Alerting and Survivor Location Aids

The course is normally run by Andy who is also an experienced racer having competed in a number of long distance offshore races including: Fastnet Races, the Middle Sea Race as well as the Columbus Race from mainland Spain to La Gomera as well as numerous ocean passages.


RYA  ISAF Offshore Safety