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Safety Boat Operators Course
Sat 17 Feb 2024 09:00 — Sun 18 Feb 2024 16:00
South African Sailing - Safety Boat Operators Course
Registrations for this course are closed.
The South African Sailing Safety Boat course is essentially a tool to ensure that all operators of powerboats in the vicinity of sailors in a training, coaching or racing environment are able to interact safely and effectively with sailing boats as well as provide assistance such as aid in capsize recovery, recover person overboard and other typical situations.
- Be a minimum of 16 years of age
South African recognised SAMSA and/or SA Sailing Certificate of Competence (CoC/Skippers Ticket)
The SA Sailing Safety Boat Operators course follows a 2 full day program of teaching theory and testing the practical aspects of handling a safety boat and providing assistance to small craft in a safe manner and to World Sailing recognised standards. Candidates are also made aware of applicable safety and legal considerations for South African waters.
|Practical & Theory Sessions around:
Practical and theory knowledge on how to handle and safely operate a powerboat in close quarters of small sailing vessels in a training and racing environment.
On Completion the successful delegates are presented with a SA Sailing Safety Boat Operators Certificate*
Course delegates are briefed, debriefed and assessed on an ongoing basis throughout the duration the course to maximize on learning opportunities through the program.
All course delegates are required to pass a practical assessment at the end of the course.
SA Sailing takes a Course Fee per R385 attendee.
Any other fees charged are done so independently by the Safety Boat instructor as they deem necessary to facilitate running the program.
*certificates are only issued to successful delegates who have submitted the required proof
for prerequisite items to SA Sailing Training Department