This one-day training covers the usual first aid topics and adds a boating perspective. Required for Yachtmasters and racing sailors, useful for anyone. Valid for Fastnet, Sydney-Hobart and most races. We also offer an "upgrade" for Category 0 races such as the Volvo Ocean Race. 

Valid for:

  • Yachtmaster: 3 years
  • ISAF / World Sailing Senior First Aid (OSR 4.08.4): 5 year. (the certificate mentions: valid for 3 years)
  • RORC: 3 year
  • Health and Safety First Aid regulations, 1981, for Emergency First Aid at work.

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

Course dates