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RYA First Aid

20th March

The RYA First Aid is a one-day course covering all the usual first aid subjects, but with a boating perspective. It is designed to provide the skills, techniques & knowledge for anyone who goes afloat to deliver a rapid & appropriate first aid response. The boating specific content includes:

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

Candidates will be required to participate in CPR practice so please attend the course in comfortable clothing.

A first aid manual is included in the cost of the course, as is the certificate on successful completion.


Club Coxswain / Instructor First Aid

The first aid course is free for club safety boat coxswains and DWSC Instructors.
If you would like to become a coxswain, please email

First Aid Course £95.00

N.B. Club Coxswains please book using the ‘Club Coxswain’ ticket type.
Pricing for the one-day RYA First Aid course. Members please ensure you are logged in to get the members discount on courses!

Last updated 4:52am on 8 August 2022

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