ISAF Offshore Safety and Sea Survival Course

Isaf Survival Course

Apr 26, 2016

Back by popular demand! The Calgary Chapter is pleased to participate in this 2-day offshore, personal survival course that combines theoretical and practical training to prepare participants to negotiate passage making and ocean racing with competence and confidence. This course is endorsed by Sail Canada and every participant receives a copy of the RYA Sea Survival Handbook to keep as an aide-memoir.

Photo:  Mike Gregory

Topics covered include:

Principles of Survival
Personal Lifesaving Appliances
Areas of Risk and Emergencies
Use of Storm Equipment (including drogues and storm sails)
Abandoning Ship (“The Last Resort”)
Use of Pyrotechnics
Search and Rescue
Fire Prevention and Firefighting
Emergency Communications
First Aid and Early Management of Illness / Injury
Duty of Care

“…This was an awesome 2 day course involving inflating life rafts, flipping them over, getting in and out, how your own life jacket performs, and how to increase your chances of survival, both in boat/crew preparation (avoidance) and should the unthinkable happen. Everyone who has a boat should consider taking this course. “

The cost of this course, including tax, is $450 for BCA members and $505 for non-members. Family pricing available upon request.

Register online here

Classroom Location TBA and Glenmore Pool, Calgary AB
14 May 2016 0900h-1800h to 15 May 2016 0900h-1800h
Members $450 / Non-Members $505


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