July 17, 2012

Advanced Sea Survival

This qualification provides the candidate with training and certification for various ocean passages, both power and sail. This is endorsed by Yachting New Zealand and ISAF. The training is rated for Category 1.

Aim: To gain detailed knowledge and practical competence in sea survival techniques and equipment. The course incorporates both theory, equipment knowledge awareness as well as a comprehensive wet drill for life jackets and life rafts.

Duration: 2 days depending on candidate numbers

Qualification: Advanced Sea Survival Certification (Recognised by Yachting New Zealand, ISAF and Maritime New Zealand.)

Syllabus includes:

  • Care and Maintenance of Safety Equipment
  • Storm Sails
  • Damage Control and Repair
  • Heavy Weather and Preparation
  • Man Over Board
  • Giving assistance
  • Hypothermia
  • Search and Rescue
  • Weather forecasting
  • Fire Precautions, Pyrotechnics
  • Life Jackets and Life Rafts

First Aid training can be supplied by a Marine Medical Paramedic if requested for all preparation we provide.