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Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) Training

105, Medina Village, Bridge Road,, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7LP

  • Price: GBP (£)745 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School Red Ensign Training Ltd
  • Location 105, Medina Village, Bridge Road,, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7LP
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 3 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

This 3-day training is intended for seafarers who will be required to take charge of a fast rescue boat (FRB) in emergency situations in accordance with

SOLAS regulations

STCW convention and code

The Merchant Shipping (Life Saving Appliances) Regulations 1986

The Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations 1997

On successful completion of the training and assessment, the trainees will have knowledge of the construction and function of different types of fast rescue boats and associated equipment and rescue procedures.


By the end of the course, participants will be able to

Take charge of a fast rescue boat (FRB) during and after launch

Understand the construction and outfit of FRBs and individual items of their equipment

Know the particular characteristics and facilities of FRBs

Understand safety precautions during launch and recovery of an FRB

Know the procedures for righting a capsized FRB

BE able to handle an FRB in prevailing and adverse weather and sea conditions

Understand navigational and safety equipment available in an FRB

Search patterns and environmental factors affecting their execution

Assessment of the readiness of FRBs and related equipment for immediate use

Knowledge of the maintenance, emergency repair, normal inflation and deflation of buoyancy compartment of inflated FRBs

Operate an FRB engine, including methods of starting and operating an FRB engine and its accessories.

Useful Information

Full and half board accommodation also available

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Red Ensign Training Ltd

105, Medina Village, Bridge Road,, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7LP

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