ISAF Offshore Safety Course

£110 Book

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This course satisfies the training required by ISAF Offshore Special Regulation 6.01 for category 0, 1 and 2 offshore races such as the ARC RaceRORC Fastnet, RORC Round Britain and Ireland, RORC Trans Atlantic Race, Sydney Hobart and RORC Round Ireland Race. Please note since the release of the latest Offshore Special Regulations, certain crew members are now required to undergo separate First Aid training. This course is also known as the RYA/ISAF Offshore Course, the ISAF Offshore Safety Course or the ISAF Offshore Race Crew Course.

Course Duration:

1 Day - 0930 to 1600

Pre Requisites:

You must hold either the RYA Sea Survival Certificate (or the STCW ‘95 Personal Survival Techniques Certificate), taken within the last five years. These courses are normally held consecutively so that you can complete all of the necessary training in two days (often a weekend). The ISAF certificate will be valid for five years from the date of your Sea Survival Course. If you have previously taken a two day ISAF course then you only require a one day ISAF Offshore Safety Refresher

Course Content:

Weather forecasting, practical use of fire extinguishers, use of storm sails, storm tactics while racing, affixing emergency repairs and person overboard recovery.

What's Included:


If the dates below do not suit you we can set up a bespoke 1:1, 2:1 or group course at a time that is more convenient. We have run bespoke courses in Italy, Greece, Ireland, Portugal and France and are happy to travel further if you need us to.

Why choose Stormforce Coaching for this course?:

Our ISAF courses are taught by full time yachtsmen who all have a racing pedigree. Our lead ISAF Tutor is an Ocean Yachtmaster Instructor who has competed in countless offshore events in various yachts. He and the crew aboard 'Chieftain' won the RORC Round Britain and Ireland Race, the RORC Cowes to Cascais race, the RORC Cervantes Trophy, the RORC Myth of Malham Race and the RORC Series in class and overall. All of the team have skippered Trans Atlantic and several Fastnets

Dates & Booking

Dates & Prices will load below shortly, and you can book online, call the team in the office on +442380 231122, or e-mail If you cannot see dates you require, please do get in touch as we may still be able to assist. VAT is included in all our course/charter/race fees where it is applicable, most products are charged at the standard rate, however some are at the reduced rate, zero rate or not eligible for VAT at all. Any way the price below is the price you pay.


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