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Advanced Sea Survival course available in March

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  Thinking of doing an offshore yacht race in the future??? Now is the time to square away an Advanced Sea Survival Course. Wellington Ocean Sports next course will be running over the weekend of Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 March 2017. Advanced Sea Survival is a comprehensive theoretical and practical course required by crew competing in Category 1 offshore races. The course is ISAF and Yachting New Zealand approved and held over one weekend.

On completion participants gain the Coastguard Boating Education Services Advanced Sea Survival Certificate, which is valid for 5 years.

The course includes:

  • Safety and emergency planning
  • Man overboard, liferafts and emergency equipment
  • Distress signals and responsibilities
  • Fire precautions and fire fighting
  • Medical care aboard
  • Damage control
  • Weather and forecastingAdvanced Sea survival course
  • Heavy weather techniques
  • Storm sails

This course should be a prerequisite for anyone considering an offshore passage. Book your place today.

 

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