This book is the official text for the RYA Basic Sea Survival Course and the RYA/World Sailing Offshore Safety Course and supports World Sailing approved Offshore Personal Survival courses. It also highlights the importance of having the correct safety equipment and will also give you the knowledge of how and when to use it, making it invaluable for anyone who takes a boat offshore for racing or cruising.
The edition of the RYA Sea Survival Handbook is the official text for the RYA Basic Sea Survival Course and the RYA/World Sailing Offshore Safety Course. It has been updated with new information, chapter summaries and guidance on how to respond to emergencies at sea and is invaluable for anyone who takes a boat offshore.
• Before you leave
• Calling for Help
• Understanding Weather
• MOB Prevention
• Fire Control
This book is written by Keith Colwell who works at the RNLI as a Community Incident Reduction Manager, managing a large team of volunteer safety advisers, who provide a safety advice service to the both the boating and general public. Keith is an RYA Yachtmaster, an RYA Powerboat Instructor, a SRC instructor/assessor and RYA and STCW’95 Sea Survival Instructor.