Marbella Sailing School

Puerto Deportivo de Marbella, 
Paseo Maritimo, 
29602, Marbella,
Malaga, Spain

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First Aid at sea

This 1-day course is designed for sailors looking to learn special life-saving techniques at sea.

RYA First Aid at sea

The 1 day RYA First Aid At Sea Course is a requirement for many seafarers including commercial skippers, bareboat skippers, and regatta crews.

From 195 Euros

Pre Course Requirements

There are no pre-course requirements for this course as it is designed for beginners looking to better their knowledge. Whether you choose to study with us in the classroom or online, on completion you will have key skills that will aid in your next sailing adventure!

Our advice is to pick up the RYA Day Skipper Handbook and have a stress free read through so you are familiar with some of the vocabulary used on yachts.


 

 

What to Bring

Sailors are exposed to the elements and must always be prepared for 4 seasons. Due to limited storage on board, we always recommend you bring lightweight clothing to suit all possible weather scenarios. Key things to bring include;

  • Sun Protection 

  • Sun Glasses 

  • Boat Friendly Shoes

  • Passport 

  • Shorts & T-shirts 

  • Light Trousers 

  • Bathing Equipment 

  • Lightweight Jumper or Jacket 

  • Personal Care Equipment (Shampoo, Deodorant, prescription Medicines)

  • Anti Sea Sickness Tablets - especially if not an experienced sailor.

 

Course Syllabus

The RYA Coastal Skipper course is a 5-day course (9 days if both Practical & Theory) that starts at 0930 and finishes at variable times depending on the day.

 

The Course Syllabus includes:

  • Preparation for sea

  • Passage Planning

  • Pilotage

  • Passage making & ability as skipper

  • Emergency Situations

  • Adverse weather conditions

  • Yacht handling under power

  • Yacht handling under sail

  • Passage making

  • Night cruising

 

What's Included

Here are a few things that are included in your RYA Coastal Skipper Course;

  • Welcome drinks on arrival

  • Breakfast & Lunch every day of the course.

  • 5 Nights accommodation on board the training yacht

  • Use of life jackets

  • Marina fees

  • Fuel for the duration of the course

  • Exclusive Marbella Sail & Power T-shirt

  • Clean Bedlinen and towels

 

Post Course

After being awarded your Day Skipper Theory Certificate, with some more sailing miles under your belt you will be ready to take on the RYA Day Skipper Practical! As a Day Skipper, you will have the knowledge and skills to skipper a yacht in familiar waters during the day.

 

See Our Full Range Of Courses

Click on the course type to find out what courses are available

Marbella Sailing School is not just about being out on the water. Part of the RYA curriculum includes theory-based courses and vital skill training including First Aid & VHF Courses.

View all of our practical courses right here. Take to the sea and discover the joys of yachting while learning from experienced instructors who will make sure you learn & most importantly, have a good time.

For those looking to go from Zero to Hero, look no further than our Fast Track programs. Each one individually designed for your needs, whether it be for Charter or Professional work within the maritime industry.

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