Rescue Boat Operator


The Rescue Boat Operator course is suitable for people with little or no powerboat experience who need to develop a boat handling and rescue capability on flat or slow moving water. This course exceeds the content of the RYA Powerboat Level 2 course.

Course Specifications
Duration: 2 days
Prerequisites: Must be a confident swimmer
Certified by: Rescue 3 Europe
Qualification valid for: 3 years

Course Content Includes:

  • Scope of operations
  • Boat & hull types
  • Drive units
  • Maintenance
  • Pre & post trip checks & procedures
  • Rescue boat equipment
  • PPE
  • Communications
  • Weather considerations
  • Navigation considerations
  • Dynamic risk assessment
  • Launching & recovery
  • Crew operational roles
  • Boat handling under power and with paddles
  • Towing
  • Anchoring
  • Crew person overboard & recovery
  • Casualty pick up
  • Casualty management

Course Dates

Please see the available course dates listed bellow

30th June
This is a summary of a course date for the 30th of June!
Start Date:
14 June 2016
Course Duration:
12 Hours (2 days)
4th June
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Start Date:
04 July 2016
Course Duration:
12 Hours (2 days)

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