Safety and Sea Survival

Enrol in an internationally recognised Sea Safety Course

Whether you’re in sailing or motor yachts, cruising or racing, this Australian Sailing course will provide you with skills and essential knowledge to maximise your chances or survival in an emergency situation. The course covers liferaft use following man overboard situations and vessel abandonment, all personal and vessel safety equipment, and prevention strategies for sea emergencies.

We will look at relevant case studies, fire some real flares and experience abandoning ship into a liferaft during the wet drills.

Next dates: 4th & 5th March

Course options

What you will learn

  • Personal Safety Equipment, and Maintenance of Gear

  • Liferafts & Abandoning Ship
  • Preparation & Planning
  • Storm Sails
  • Damage Control
  • Heavy Weather
  • Crew Overboard Prevention & Recovery
  • Hypothermia, Cold Shock & First Aid
  • Search & Rescue Organisation
  • Marine Weather
  • Fire Precautions & Firefighting
  • Emergency Communications & Pyrotechnics
  • Pyrotechnics & Signalling Gear
  • 25 question Assessment (80% pass rate; 20 correct questions)

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