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RYA First Aid

Dorset, UK

  • Price: GBP (£)100 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School BH Marine
  • Location Dorset, UK
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 1 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day RYA First Aid course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.

It fulfils the requirements for:

professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters;

the Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF’s regulations on first aid training (OSR 4.08.4).


The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.

The subjects specific to boating include:

the recovery position in a confined space

CPR, including the drowning protocol

cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure

seasickness and dehydration

medical assistance or advice by VHF

helicopter rescue


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BH Marine

Weymouth Marina, 70 Commercial Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 8NA

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