RYA First Aid

One day First Aid course, ideal for yacht crew and leisure boaters.

What is the RYA First Aid course?

The one-day course designed by the RYA covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

€190

1 DAY COURSE

Introductory offer to celebrate the launch of SOVREN Nautical Academy in Palma

What’s included in the RYA First Aid course?

Subjects covered in the one day course include:

  • The recovery position in a confined space
  • CPR, including the drowning protocol
  • Cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure
  • Seasickness and dehydration
  • Medical assistance or advice by VHF
  • Helicopter rescue

What do I need to do the RYA First Aid course?

There are no actual pre-requisites for this course, please contact us if you have any questions.

There are elements of this course that are required to be shown at the point of a Yachtmaster exam, or are required in a commercial endorsement application.

Upcoming Courses

Please contact the Nautical team if you have any questions.
*Dates and timings may be subject to change at our discretion. We can arrange the dates to suit your schedule. Minimum of four students required.

Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, classroom course dates will be announced in due course, please contact us to be put on a reservation list.

We do not have scheduled courses at this moment. Please check back later or contact us with your dates and itinerary.

SOVREN Nautical Academy will also be donating 10% of all course fees to Yachting Gives Back during these difficult times.

Course Reviews
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Valeria
May 2020

I think the online course has this big advantage that provides flexibility to students, you can be learning anywhere and it brings the opportunity to students worldwide. In the online course you get the information in a practical and visual way that allows you to understand it in an easier way. The interaction with your…

Audrey
May 2020

I enjoyed it entirely as the instructor Richard was very good in explaining all the subjects and he was also helpful in repeating the argument in case someone is left behind. Honestly, I don’t think there is a part of the course that I would like to improve. As it is perfect as like that.…

Sergi
April 2020

I was a bit worried since it was the first time doing a course online but it turned out work great and I´m very happy with the way it went.

Wesley
April 2020

The course was very well done for a virtual course, I thought you were very good rich, approachable, informative, knowledgeable and very helpful. The classroom behind you is great because i feel like I’m there. Connection was always good, videos were very clear. Honestly just keep what your doing rich, very enjoyable.

Nico
April 2020

Works very well online and with the screen sharing (videos). Rich is a great instructor and keeps you awake. Good taking breaks often. Have nothing negative to say about the course.

Chelsea
April 2020

Lively instructor, engaging, straightforward, and timely delivery of course. Platform worked perfectly. Thank you!

Will
October 2019

From an instructor’s point of view, they offer unparalleled facilities but, more importantly, a very good support system which means we can offer great service to the students. When you couple that with their diligence and integrity you can be sure of being in safe hands.