Quaystage Training RYA Sailing School

Shorebased Courses

RYA Small Craft First Aid

The RYA small craft First Aid course is designed to teach you exactly what to do in situations covering minor ailments such as headaches, sunburn and small lesions through to the immediate response to serious medical emergencies. This course covers most situations that a yachtsman is likely to encounter.

There is particular emphasis on resuscitation techniques and the "first care" of a man over board victim.

This course is a must for all who sail and skippers should encourage their crews to attend. Remember it may be you who needs attention!


  • 1 Day 0900 - 1700


  • £90

Previous experience required

  • None

Course content

  • Basic first aid procedures and condsiderations need when on board. 

Successful course outcome

At the completion of the course you will be issued with the RYA small craft first aid certificate. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the time of issue and is a prerequisite for those taking the Yachtmaster Offshore Examination.

The first aid course is held in our classroom and includes all class materials, morning and afternoon tea. Lunch is not included.

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