DURATION: 5 or 6 days
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: No previous skills required
ABILITY AT COURSE END: RYA and other certification in a range of skills and competences targeted to Ocean rowing
PLACES PER COURSE: 12
MINIMUM AGE: 16
COURSE DESCRIPTION: A Residential Shore-based training for ocean rowers (6 days) including RYA Sea Survival, RYA First aid, Marine SRC (VHF) certificate, RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship skills.
For details, booking and prices of accommodation please contact Sue at SeaSports
The essential training and so much more, than the RYA certificates required. The course provides an education for everyone attempting an ocean rowing challenge.
The course includes:
· Ocean Charts
· Ocean Currents
· Meteorology (including tropical revolving storms)
· Use of compass
· GPS & Chart Plotters
· AIS and Active Radar
· IALA A&B Buoyage Systems
· Distress Signals
· Safety Equipment
· Fire Fighting
· Water Makers
· Knots & Ropework
· Daily Logs
This includes the RYA Short Range Certificate course (exam fee’s apply), RYA Sea Survival, RYA First Aid Training and RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship skills.
Accommodation can be provided at holidayaccommodationdevon.co.uk. Please phone for more information.