RYA/ISAF/MCA SEA SURVIVAL AND OFFSHORE SAFETY COURSES
ISAF/RYA OFFSHORE SAFETY 'EXTREME' COURSE
to be held at South Shields Nautical College
30mins off M1 approx!
KTY Yachts were trainers for the VOLVO OCEAN RACE CREWS for the 2005 and 2008/09 races. Preparation for life at the extreme decided that the ISAF Offshore Safety and First Aid Course training in 2008 was run at South Shields Nautical College including use of their environmental pool!
We plan to run an 'Extreme' ISAF Offshore Safety and First Aid Course at SSNC on:
Course date; 25/26 February 2012
The training runs the ISAF Offshore Safety and RYA First Aid syllabus and includes a 3 hour pool session in the ssnc environmental pool with its Force 7 wind and sea state, horizontal rain, thunder and lightening; a helicopter hi-line lift; climbing a scramble net; use of MOB recovery systems including the Jonbuoy Recovery Module. Two liferafts are used for the excercises, with one for the finale while one crew watches the extreme experience, followed by a changeover of crews!- nev er to be repeated hopefully! The pool session uses our instructors with the college safety cover instructors and their environmental conditions co-ordinator.
There is a 1 hour fire fighting session at the SSNC fire fighting school with our and college instructors. The course also encompasses the RYA First Aid syllabus for certification.
The new RYA Survival Handbook by the RNLI, and the St John's Ambulance Manual plus KTY Yachs Course Notes are included.
A comprehensive selection of Ocean safety equipment can be seen and handled, if not all experienced! The Course is aimed at experience and hands on approach, however, not 'survival', ie. your fitness will be monitored, it is not an endurance test.
Cost £380. inc coffee and lunches
plus Accomodation from very cheap to very reasonable.
bring your own oilies and lifejacket if possible for the personal experience, or we will lend some equipment.
AN AMAZING COURSE PROGRAMME TO BE EXPERIENCED.....
RYA BASIC SEA SURVIVAL FOR SMALL CRAFT
MCA STCW95 PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES
This Course is designed for sailors who wish to prepare themselves in the eventuality of a 'man overboard' situation or abandoning a vessel to a liferaft. Preventative actions are also considered.
Theoretical awareness and practical experience is given in preparation for sea survival, flares, lifejackets and liferafts. A practical wet drill in liferaft launching and exercises in a swimming pool are the ultimate experience to convince you to step up into a liferaft! Principles of survival in the subjects of drowning, near-drowning, hypothermia, and conversely, heat exhaustion are discussed and awareness heightened. Consideration to raft management including survival craft ailments is given. For a full syllabus, please link to the RYA web site
It is important that students have an understand of the UK and International Search and Rescue organisations. This will give you a greater confidence in being rescued.
RYA ISAF OFFSHORE SAFETY COURSE with added First Aid Module
A 2 day Sea Survival, Seamanship and Emergencies and First Aid course developed to provide training for skippers and crews who encounter rough weather and problems at sea. Day 2 follows RYA Sea Survival.
Day 2 covers damage limitation modules in jury rigging in the event of losing mast or rudder, flooding, drogues, sea anchors, firefighting, man overboard search and recovery, heavy weather sailing and rapid response first aid. For a syllabus please download attached ISAF Training Appendix G pdf file.
To quote a participant "this course is the most fun with the most information".
Courses for groups by arrangement
Gear to bring : Clean oilies for pool session, and own lifejacket if possible.
Lunch can be purchased on site.