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RYA First Aid inc. Cat C

This RYA First Aid 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.

In a medical emergency a little 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.

It fulfils the requirements for:

Professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmaster;

The course is recommended by the MCA and HSE.

Our RYA First Aid Course prices start from £100.00 per person. 

Course content

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

Category C stores

Ability after course To preform basic First Aid in a variety of situations
Minimum duration 1 day
Minimum Age None

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