RYA Sea Survival Training  - From £125

If you go to sea in any shape or form then this course is a must! Sea Survival knowledge is essential for anyone travelling on the sea.
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Boatability Sea Survival Training Saves Lives

The RYA Sea Survival Training is industry recognised, so will satisfy existing mariner qualifications as well as those who are looking to become crew or skipper commercially endorsed.

As well as being a very sobering topic the course is good fun! It is a well-proven fact that in the event of an emergency at sea people with Sea Survival training are considerably more likely to survive!
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An important part of the RYA Sea Survival Training is the swimming pool practical training session; here you will experience first hand the problems of entering an uncooperative liferaft and assisting others fully kitted out in wet weather gear and wearing a lifejacket...

What The Course Will Cover:

  • Lifejackets - wearing and operation of 
  • Liferafts and the equipment they contain 
  • Types and uses of distress flares 
  • Practical liferaft launching/inflation and drills 
  • In water survival techniques 
  • How to right a capsized liferaft 
  • Cold water shock/hypothermia 
  • Other medical aspects of sea survival 
  • Search and rescue techniques 
  • Helicopter rescue procedures
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All of our courses are fun and informative and instruction is from our very experienced instructors, some of whom have spent nearly a lifetime at sea with the Royal Navy. 
There are no pre-requisites for the RYA Sea Survival Training, and providing we have the appropriate support/carers we can cater for disabled sailors too! The course takes one day to complete commencing at 0900 and finishing at approximately 1700. 
We strongly recommend that when attending the course you use your own lifejacket, however if you do not have one then we can provide one for you. Likewise it is also advisable to bring your own foul weather clothing or drysuit (providing it is clean!) so you can experience what it's like being fully clothed and wearing a lifejacket in the water. If you do not have your own we can provide overalls. 
The cost of the course is £125pp but we do offer a discount for large groups/vessels. We will also price match depending on availability. Our Sea Survival Course price includes the following: 
  • The cost of the course is £125pp but we do offer a discount for large groups/vessels. We will also price match depending on availability. Our Sea Survival Course price includes the following: 
  • Free parking 
  • Tea/Coffee 
  • Sea Survival Handbook 
  • Certification 
  • Please note lunch is not included but there are plenty of opportunities to get something nearby. 
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Please Note

The course can also be run from your location providing we have access to a suitable pool. 

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