Other Courses Sailwave, First Aid, Ladies Day, Racing Rules

Understand Sailwave

Input the results onto the Sailwave database.

Don't leave it until the pressure is on and everyone wants the results! Come along and learn about the inner workings of Sailwave in a relaxed evening. This is aimed at duty officers, assistant duty officers and anyone who gets involved (aka 'roped in') to inputting and publishing racing results.
An ability to type more than 1 word per minute would be useful. The course is free but please do try to book your place online using WebCollect - (Events section)


The RYA First Aid Course

The RYA First Aid Course is designed to teach you what to do in many of the situations where people have accidents whilst on a small craft, from how to resuscitate someone to how to treat minor cuts.
This course is useful for anyone who goes out on the water and at the end of the course you will qualify for the RYA First Aid Certificate which is valid for 3 years from time of issue.

The key aims of the RYA First Aid Course are to ensure that the student is able to:

  • Perform CPR and know how this differs on a drowned person
  • Understand the effect of cold shock and how to treat hypothermia from immersion and exposure
  • Recognise the signs and implications of reduced responsiveness in a person with a head injury
  • Apply direct pressure to a wound and control bleeding.
  • Recognise and treat seasickness and dehydration
  • Obtain medical advice and assistance using the VHF radio
  • Know how to prepare for helicopter evacuation
  • Demonstrate how to turn a casualty into the recovery position
  • Understanding the importance of maintaining the airway

These are popular courses and priority places are given to HSC Instructors


Ladies Fun Day


Understand the Racing Rules

Fun racing rules evening for everyone

Do you know the Racing Rules of Sailing? Test your knowledge in a light-hearted quiz on the rules. There are questions for novices, intermediate and experienced sailors, so come along and test your knowledge and learn something new too. All answers will be explained by William Jeffcoate and Nadina Lincoln, rules Advisers for the Midlands.

The evening is suitable for those that race weekly through to those who have just started racing, our junior members and invite your sailing friends too. Hopefully this will be an entertaining way to help you learn the rules better!

Date: To be set
Time: Quiz starting at 7.30 pm, bar open from 7pm.
Cost: Free


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