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Other RYA Training

RYA First Aid Course

These courses are run over the Winter by RYA qualified instructors, Dr Nigel Pearce and Miss Rosie Connell. They last one full day or two half days at PYC. Practical and fun, we hope, with up to 8 people per course; depending on the number of instructors available.

Certification lasts 3 years. Then the whole course must be repeated.
Course Dates:
  • Please email Nigel Pearce via the below address if you are interested in completing the course.
They briefly cover all the usual first aid but especially:
  • Cold Water Shock, Hypothermia, Heat Exhaustion, Drowning, Resuscitation, Recovery Position, Use of Defibrillator, Captain's Responsibility, Helicopter Rescue ,Head Injuries, Minor Injuries, Dressings

Cost £40.00

If you are interested in a course, either as dated above or in the future please email Nigel at nigelpearce3@ntlworld.com. Nigel will acknowledge, and inform you as soon as he has enough to run a course.

RYA SRC (VHF) Radio Course

To obtain your radio licence.This is a two day course run over one weekend. These courses take place over the winter period. Further details with regards to future courses will be advertised at the end of the 2016 summer sailing season.

Please note:

  • You may be any nationality.
  • Under 16s are welcome to do the course but cannot be examined until after their 16th birthday

RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Course

This is an advanced course in navigation and meteorology for candidates for the Coastal Skipper and RYA Yachtmaster offshore Certificate. The 6 day course will be spread over three weekends.

Course Dates:

Weekend 1                  Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd January 2017

Weekend 2                  Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th January 2017

Weekend 3                  Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th February 2017

For further information (including equipment needed for the course), please download the course outline and content document below.

RYA COASTAL SKIPPER  and YACHTMASTER OFFSHORE THEORY COURSE INFORMATION
 

Location: Committee Room - Parkstone Yacht Club

Course Tutor: Alison Noice - alison@noice.info

To book please speak to Michele in the General Office or call 01202 743610 Ext 0.
 

RYA Day Skipper Theory Course

This 3 weekend course is a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship for competent Crew. You will find this course invaluable if you are going to start sailing a cruising yacht, drive a motor boat or RIB or going on a flotilla holiday.

Dates:

Weekend 1                  Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th March 2017

Weekend 2                  Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th March 2017

Weekend 3                  Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th March 2017

For further information (including equipment needed for the course), please download the course outline and content document below.

RYA DAY SKIPPER THEORY COURSE INFORMATION

Location: Committee Room - Parkstone Yacht Club

Course Tutor: Alison Noice - alison@noice.info

To book please speak to Michele in the General Office or call 01202 743610 Ext 0.