AUSTRALIAN SAILING (WORLD SAILING/RYA SYLLABUS)
Safety & Sea Survival Course
To be held at the Royal Motor Yacht Club Clubrooms, 2-3 December, 46 Prince Alfred Parade, Newport, NSW 2106.
PARTICIPANT INFORMATION SHEET
Training covers the requirements of World Sailing Special Regulation 6.01 Appendix G for Category Zero, One and Two yacht races globally. You will receive an RYA /ISAF certificate and AS certification on course completion.
The full course runs over two days as noted above. The theory sessions will be held at RMYC as above. The wet drills will take place on Sunday Morning at a place to be determined at 0745 You will have to make your own way between venues.
There will be tea and coffee making facilities available.
The syllabus delivered meets the requirements of World Sailing and the MCA/RYA as well as Australian Yacht Racing Authorities. You will be provided with a comprehensive set of course notes and handouts on arrival.
Your instructor/s are Cape Horn veterans with extensive Southern Ocean/severe weather sailing experience.
Meet at the RMYC premises for a 0745 start on Saturday.
Safety Planning and our “Duty of Care”
Personal Safety and Survival Equipment
Yacht Safety and Survival Equipment
Wet Drills (Life raft and PFD 1 Exercises)
Search and Rescue Structures
Practical Use of Flares
Methods of Being Rescued
Severe Weather Meteorology
Heavy Weather Seamanship
Fire at Sea
Maritime Medical Emergencies
World Sailing Exam 25 questions multiple choice.
Your instructor will have a limited number of PFD1’s (Life Jackets) and Safety Harnesses with tethers available FOR HIRE AT $40 PER SET but you must reserve this equipment by contacting Gerry Fitzgerald
DO NOT PURCHASE PFD”S, HARNESSESS OR TETHERS PRIOR TO ATTENDING THIS COURSE.
We are not equipment retailers but we have tested most brands of the above equipment over the last 10 years, in test conditions in water and at sea.
We have on hand what we consider to be the best equipment available on the Australian market for you to appraise. We do know what not to buy and what to look for, in selecting your offshore safety gear. We have on hand equipment to suit
all budgets. We do not earn commissions from equipment suppliers.