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RYA First Aid

9am-5pm Saturday 29th April 2023 -  Market Hall, Plymouth


This 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. This course is MCA approved and satisfies the requirements for Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster and Advanced Powerboat certificates of competence and some commercial work afloat.


The one-day course covers:

  • TThe recovery position in a confined space

  • CPR, including the drowning protocol

  • Cold shock and hypothermia fromimmersion and/or exposure

  • Seasickness and dehydration

  • Medical assistance or advice by VHF

  • Helicopter rescue

For more information on the course click here.

Cost: £60 (includes lunch, exam fee, certificate).

What to bring: notepad & pen.

Before the course: there are no pre-course requirements.

How To Book

  1. Click on 'book now' to send us an email enquiry.

  2. We will send you a booking form and invoice via email. Payments to be made via bank transfer.

  3. Once we receive your booking form and payment, we will send you further details of the course/s including directions to the venue/s.

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