Snettisham Beach Sailing Club
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Safety boat

This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, or for racing or training activities.


It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying.


Assumed knowledge

Basic understanding of sailing boats and windsurfers.
RYA Powerboat Level 2 certificate must be held prior to this course

Minimum duration 2 days (usually 16hrs)
Minimum age 16 
Course content

Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory), towing, end-of-day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescuing other water users

Ability after the course Able to provide safety or support cover to a range of craft, particularly sailing or windsurfing 

Mon 3/4: 08:30-14:30, Tues 4/4: 09:30-14:30 & Wed 5/4: 1130-16:30

Please click the link below to download a booking form:

Course Booking Form



We are a RYA Championship club which recognises our commitment to deliver safe, effective race training and the ongoing development of our young sailors. We have been inspected by AALA and have been granted a licence which recognises our good practice and safety management systems.