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Safety and Sea Survival Course

Compliance for Category 1 & 2 Yacht Races
“An Essential Safety Course for any Boatie”

This Course assists offshore skippers and crews in developing awareness of respective responsibilities. To offer and discuss practical strategies for coping with emergencies at sea. To familiarise skippers and crews with safety and emergency equipment, its purpose, deployment, and use.

  • Some of the topics covered include;
  • Causes of marine emergencies
  • Principles of survival
  • Personal lifesaving appliances
  • Rough and severe weather strategies
  • Use of life rafts and abandoning ship
  • Search and rescue
  • Preparation for sea survival
  • Use of pyrotechnics
  • Survival craft ailments
  • Weather forecasts and meteorology
  • Fire prevention and fire fighting
  • Practical wet drills

Date & Time: 7 & 8 October 2017, 9am to 5pm each day
Location: Townsville Yacht Club, 1 Plume Street, South Townsville
Investment: TYC Members - $ 495
Non TYC Members - $550
Revalidation - $395 (1 day)
Please contact the TYC office on 4772 1192
Course fees are non-refundable
Outcomes: Safety and Sea Survival Certificate of Competence (valid for 5 years). Certificate awarded conforms with the eligibility requirements of section 6.01 of the ISAF Special Regulations for Category 0, 1 and some Category 2 offshore races.

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