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3. Safety Boat Operator

Recommended length
12 hours
Minimum age
12
Maximum age
85

Course Overview
This course provides the skills needed to support water-based activities at clubs, schools and outdoor recreation centres. You'll learn about race course design, practise on-water rescue of dinghies and gain an awareness of techniques to support kite surfers and kayaks.

Course Prerequisites

Water confident. The skills and knowledge gained in Powerboat Handling or equivalent power boating experience.

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for participants who wish to support their Sailing Club as a support boat for either racing or learn to sail courses. This course is also a prerequisite for becoming a Sailing Coach.

Course Outcome

You will gain your Safety Boat Operator completion certificate. 

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Safety Boat Operator
Wed 15 May 2024 18:30 — Sun 23 Jun 2024 17:00 AEST
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Sandringham Yacht Club
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Sandringham Yacht Club
Safety Boat Operator
Safety Boat Operator Course: 29th & 30th June (9am-5pm)
Centre
Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron
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Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron
Safety Boat Operator Course @ RFBYC - Sunday 7th July 2024
Sunday 7th July 2024 - 0900 to 1700.
Centre
Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club
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Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club
Safety Boat Operator Course @ RFBYC - Saturday 27th July 2024
Saturday 27th July 2024 - 0900 to 1700.
Centre
Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club
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Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club
Safety Boat Course
Thu 05 Sep 2024 18:00 — Sat 07 Sep 2024 17:00 AEST
Centre
Royal Yacht Club of Victoria
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Royals Training Centre
Safetyboat Operator Course - September
Tue 17 Sep 2024 18:30 — Sat 21 Sep 2024 17:00 AEST
Centre
Sandringham Yacht Club
Venue
Sandringham Yacht Club