Quaystage Training RYA Sailing School

Shorebased Courses

RYA Sea Survival Course

A one-day course RYA Sea Survival course for skippers and crews.

This course provides an understanding of how to survive a critical situation at sea.

Crews who have undergone the RYA Sea Survival course are more likely to survive a critical situation at sea.


  • 1 Day 0900 - 1700


  • £120

Previous experience required

  • None

Course content

  • This course will enable you to experience boarding a life raft and deploying your life jacket in the calm waters of a heated pool
  • Survival techniques will be taught and experienced enabling you to gain confidence in the use of safety equipment on board a sailing yacht

An important part of the course is a practical session in a swimming pool. Experience first hand the problems of entering a life raft and assisting others while wearing full wet weather gear and an inflated life jacket.

Successful course outcome

At the end of the RYA Sea Survival course you will have a good knowledge of the safety equipment carried on small boats and the seamanship techniques needed to survive at sea in heavy weather and be issued with an RYA Sea Survival Course completion certificate.


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

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