If you want to participate in the Sydney-Hobart, Fastnet or most other sea going sail races, changes are that you need a senior First Aid course.  We also offer an "upgrade" for Category 0 races such as the Volvo Ocean Race. 

Valid for:

  • ISAF / World Sailing Senior First Aid (OSR 4.08.4): 5 year. (the certificate mentions: valid for 3 years)
  • RORC: 3 year

The subjects specific to boating include:

  • the recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol
  • cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
  • seasickness and dehydration
  • medical assistance or advice by VHF
  • helicopter rescue