Sea Survival

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Basic Sea Survival

An essential classroom based course for cruising boaties and coastal racing yacht crews. Our sea survival courses are among our most popular boat training courses.

Aim: To introduce essential sea survival techniques and equipment.
Duration: 4 Hours.
Qualification: Certificate of attendance.
Prerequisites: None.


  • History & legislation
  • Accident, emergencies & equipment
  • Safety equipment & planning
  • Damage control
  • Emergency procedures
  • Distress signals
  • Search & rescue procedures


Advanced Sea Survival Course

A comprehensive theoretical and practical course required by crew competing in offshore (category 1) races. This course will teach you everything you need to know from the techniques of surviving at sea to the correct operation of equipment.

Aim: To gain a thorough knowledge of sea survival techniques and equipment.
Duration: 16 Hours (Two days).
Learning Options: Tutorials.
Qualification: Advanced Sea Survival (Recognised by Yachting NZ & ISAF).
Prerequisites: None.


  • General
  • History, statistics and legislation
  • Accidents and emergencies
  • Equipment
  • Safety and emergency planning
  • Risk assessment
  • Man overboard, life rafts and equipment
  • Distress signals and responsibilities
  • Wet drill
  • SAR systems and responsibilities
  • Fire precautions and fire fighting
  • Medical care aboard
  • Damage control
  • Weather and forecasting
  • Heavy weather techniques
  • Storm sails

Should you require any additional information about this essential course, please get in contact now, as spaces are limited and the courses fill up fast.