A comprehensive theoretical and practical course required by crew competing in offshore (category 1) races. This course will teach you everything you need to know from the techniques of surviving at sea to the correct operation of equipment.
Aim: To gain a thorough knowledge of sea survival techniques and equipment.
Duration: 16 Hours (Two days).
Learning Options: Tutorials.
Qualification: Advanced Sea Survival (Recognised by Yachting NZ & ISAF).
History, statistics and legislation
Accidents and emergencies
Safety and emergency planning
Man overboard, life rafts and equipment
Distress signals and responsibilities
SAR systems and responsibilities
Fire precautions and fire fighting
Medical care aboard
Weather and forecasting
Heavy weather techniques