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These RYA one day support courses are in addition to those detailed on the Sailing and Powerboat course pages. They include our popular Sea Survival and SRC/VHF courses and none require any prior experience.
A classroom based course teaches the basics of VHF radio operation, including correct channel usage to distress & emergency situations. This certificate is required to charter the club vessels.
A highly recommended course for all small craft users. Pool sessions covering Liferafts and survival techniques form the central part of the RYA Sea Survival course
From the minor ailments through to the immediate response to serious medical emergencies. This course covers the situations that a skipper is likely to encounter.
A vital course that teaches the principles of diesel engine operation, the systems and parts of the engine, fault finding and rectification of common problems & routine maintenance.
Teaches RADAR basics by looking at the way a RADAR set works and demonstrates how the different adjustments and features available affect the working of the set.
Having a medical condition need not necessarily prevent you from taking a full part in the course but the Club Principal must be aware of any potential problems.
If you are in any doubt about your fitness to take part in a course, speak to us on the clubline prior to your course.
By completing the course booking form you make the following declarations and undertakings:-
I hereby declare that I have recorded below details of any medical condition which may affect my fitness to participate in the course and in particular I have included details where I suffer from asthma/bronchitis, angina or heart condition, fits, fainting or blackouts, severe headaches, diabetes, travel sickness, allergies to medication or other allergies.
I undertake to inform the Metropolitan Police Sailing Club Ltd and the course instructor of any relevant medical condition which may become apparent between now and the start of the course, and of any medication I am taking.
I have included below details of any dietary requirements and any allergies, including allergies to food and medication.