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Here are our scheduled RYA training courses:
|RYA Day Skipper Theory
|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.
|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.
|This course is scheduled over 11 weeks from January until March 2024. Please see our RYA Day Skipper course details document for the full schedule.
|The course costs £355 for Members or £410 for non-Members.
|RYA VHF Radio Course - Short Range Certificate
|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.
|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.
|09:00 - 17:00 on Saturday the 16th of March.
|The course fee is £99 for Club Members or £125 for non-Members, plus a £70 fee to the RYA for the assessment and licence.
|RYA Basic Sea Survival Course
|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.
|Liferafts and the equipment they contain, survival techniques, lifejackets, medical aspects of sea survival, search and rescue techniques.
|09:30 - 18:00 on Sunday the 10th of March
|The cost of the course is £139
|RYA First Aid Course
|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.
|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 and helicopter rescue.
|Contact us for course dates.
|The cost of the course is £99 for members and £125 for non-members.
Please contact us on 732229 or email email@example.com 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!