RYA First Aid Course
Etendre ses compétences en tant que skipper
Cours de premiers secours d'un jour pour apprendre comment réagir en mer dans les situations d'urgence. Le cours RYA First Aid at Sea est reconnu mondialement et axé sur les problèmes médicaux en mer.
Le certificat de premiers secours certifié RYA/MCA est reconnu par l'Office suisse de la navigation maritime pour l'obtention du permis mer au sens de l'art. 4, al. 1 de l'ordonnance sur le certificat de conduite en mer (RS 747.321.71).
RYA - First Aid Course: Expand your skills as a responsible skipper
In a medical emergency a first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.
Our one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.
No experience required
Student Instructor Ratio
Max 10 : 1
Self-study of the course materials: 4-5 h
Ability after Course
Improved confidence to offer basic first aid in a range of situations you may encounter whilst at sea.
See detailed Syllabus below
Syllabus First Aid Course:
Syllabus First Aid Course:
- CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
- Cold shock and hypothermia after falling into the water
- Drowning and near-drowning, how do we treat such victims?
- Head injuries, recognize and treat properly
- Medical shock. What is it, how do we recognize and treat one
- How do we get medical help via radio
- Helicopter evacuation from a ship or liferaft at sea
- Explanation and application of Category C Medical Stores (Category C Medicines)
Our RYA Shorebased training centre partner Swiss Maritime Academy is based in Switzerland and conducts this course for us on his own responsibilities. Your details are forwarded to Swiss Maritime Academy for further booking formalities.
RYA Day Skipper
RYA Day Skipper is a demanding course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills.
This is a hands-on course that is highly recommended for anyone who regularly sails on board a yacht. It’s designed to improve skills and build knowledge of all aspects of life at sea whilst skippering a sailing yacht during short passages.
RYA Coastal Skipper
Advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night.
RYA Coastal Skipper is the ideal qualification to follow RYA Day Skipper. It may also form a bridge to a MCA/RYA Yachtmaster™ examination. It’s designed to give an experienced skipper the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which may involve sailing at night or involve watch-keeping systems.