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Here are our scheduled RYA training courses: 


RYA Day Skipper Theory
Introduction
A comprehensive introduction to chartwork navigation meteorology and the basics of seamanship. Invaluable for learning how to start making decisions on board and if you are considering taking the Day Skipper practical course.
Course Content
Seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations, seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations.
Course Schedule
4th November - 16th December inclusive - 7 sessions
Christmas & New Year Break
6th January - 17th February inclusive - 7 sessions
Course Cost
The course costs £290 per person for Members or £310 for non-Members.


RYA VHF Radio Course - Short Range Certificate
Introduction
A course and exam for anyone who owns a fixed or handheld marine VHF radio. A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures. The Short Range Certificate is the minimum qualification required by law to control the operation of VHF and VHF Digital Selective Calling (DSC) equipment on any British flagged vessel voluntarily fitted with a radio either fixed or hand held.
Course Content
Basics of radio operation, frequencies, distress, emergency and medical assistance procedures, making ship to shore telephone calls, Digital Selective Calling, Global Maritime Distress Safety System.
Course Schedule
09:00 - 17:00 on Saturday the 29th of January 2022
Course Cost
This course costs £70 for Members or £90 for non-Members, plus a £60 fee to the RYA for the assessment and licence.


RYA Basic Sea Survival Course
Introduction
This one day course prepares you to stay alive in an emergency. It will show you how to make the best use of a liferaft and you will learn some basic survival techniques.
Course Content
Liferafts and the equipment they contain, survival techniques, lifejackets, medical aspects of sea survival, search and rescue techniques.
Course Schedule
10:00 - 15:00 on Sunday the 10th of April and 18:00 - 21:00 on Tuesday the 12th of April.
Course Cost
The cost of the course is £139


RYA First Aid Course
Introduction
Our one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages. This course is MCA approved and satisfies the requirements for Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster and Advanced Powerboat certificates of competence and some commercial work afloat.
Course Content
The recovery position in a confined space, CPR, including the drowning protocol, cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure, seasickness and dehydration, medical assistance or advice by VHF, helicopter rescue.
Course Schedule
18:00 - 22:00 on Tuesday the 22nd and Wednesday the 23rd of March.
Course Cost
The cost of the course is £90


Please contact us on 732229 or email office@shyc.je to book your place on a course. 

St. Helier Yacht Club offers a full range of shore-based RYA training courses, as well as ICC, throughout the year. We are unable to offer practical courses at present. 

We will keep the website and notice boards updated with courses as we organise them, but please feel free to contact the Club if there are specific courses you would like to do. We will keep records of demand for specific courses and will endeavour to put courses on that match your needs. If you have a group that wants to do a specific course, we may be able to arrange for one of our trainers to run a course on a date that is convenient for you. Just ask!

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