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Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

£499 GBP

Course Type:
Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
Training School:
Warsash Maritime School
Warsash, Southampton, United Kingdom
1 day

Seafarers holding an existing proficiency in fast rescue boats qualification are required to complete this updated training course to maintain proficiency under the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments (STCW Section A-VI/2 Paragraph 7), every five years.

This one-day course comprises of theory and practical sessions in the classroom, at our pier head facility and in the pool. All attendees are required to be fit enough to undertake practical open water boat handling exercises and in water capsize drills (swimming pool based).

What you'll learn

At the end of the training, you should be able to:

  • understand the construction, maintenance, repair and outfitting of fast rescue boats,
  • take charge of a fast rescue boat as commonly fitted, during launching and recovering,
  • take charge of a fast rescue boat after launching,
  • carry out search patterns, recover a casualty from the water and effect a safe transfer, and
  • know how to manage and prevent capsize situations.


  1. You must have prior experience of being involved in fast rescue boat drills and have experience in handling small craft.
  2. You must also have completed the Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats course or hold an Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats certificate.

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Warsash Maritime School

Warsash Campus,
Newtown Road
SO31 9ZL
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 02382013074
Email: send message

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