Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
- Course Type:
- Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
- Training School:
- Warsash Maritime Academy
- Warsash, Southampton, United Kingdom
- 1 day
This course is designed for crew who have a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (STCW) certificate and some experience of using fast rescue boats.
The programme offers a combination of classroom theory sessions and practical boat operations on the River Hamble and the Solent. Upon completion of the course, delegates should be able to demonstrate competence to:
- Take charge of a fast rescue boat during and after launch
- Right a capsized fast rescue boat
- Handle a fast rescue boat in prevailing weather and sea conditions
- Use communication and signalling equipment between the fast rescue boat, a helicopter and a ship
- Carry out search patterns
- Use the emergency equipment carried
- Recover a casualty from the water and transfer to a rescue helicopter, or to a ship or place of safety.