RYA First Aid

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First Aid training in Southampton, Hampshire


In a medical emergency, a little First Aid knowledge can save lives, especially when you are in a remote location. This course will provide you with a basic knowledge of First Aid and is aimed at people who will be using small craft at sea. The course is equally suitable for leisure sailors and motor boaters and fulfills the requirements for professional skippers of small craft working up to 60 miles from a safe haven. The RYA First Aid course is recognised by the MCA and HSE, and satisfies the requirements of RYA instructors and holders of RYA/MCA certificates of competence.

Course Duration:

1 day: 0930 to 1700.

Pre Requisites:


Course Content:

First Aid and resuscitation techniques for yachtsmen, including knowledge of the treatment for hypothermia. The RYA First Aid Course is unique in First Aid terms, as it is aimed at water sports enthusiasts and takes a realistic look at the levels of First Aid that can be performed in a yacht, powerboat or dinghy. Our instructors fully appreciate the difference between conventional First Aid and RYA First Aid (where the ambulance may not be just ten minutes away). The certificate is valid for three years.

Optional Extras:

Dual certify and also receive the HSE Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate at the same time (extra £20).


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 suits you.

Please let us know in advance of the course if you require dual certification with the HSE Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.

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 coaching@stormforce.biz. 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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