Safety Boat Certificate


Course Title: Irish Sailing Safety Boat Course

Course Duration: Saturday and Sunday

Course Times: 09.30-16:30 each day

Cost: €250 (HYC Members get 10% discount) Contact for the discount code

Minimum age: 16+

SKU: N/A Category:


This course teaches all of safety skills required in safety powerboating role such as escorting dinghies, windsurfers or canoes. Providing safety cover for training fleets, racing fleets or water activities within local communities on inland and inshore areas. It will also qualify you to assist in race management duties during an on-the-water-event. In order to take this course, participants must hold a valid National Powerboat Certificate. 


  • Preparation of boat for use
  • Basic boat handling
  • Race management (sailing boats)
  • Approaching and assisting sailing dinghies, windsurfers, canoes & kayaks, kite-surfers
  • Towing
  • Boat types
  • Incident management and medical emergencies.
  • Rescuing capsized dinghies.

Additional information


January 13th/14th, March 23rd/24th, June 15th/16th

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