This autumn, Greencastle Community Centre will be delivering a series of evening and evening classes suited to anyone going to sea in powerboats, sailboats or kayaks.
The courses will be delivered as a series of modules as evening classes and weekend full-day sessions, based on the RYA Yachtmaster syllabus and other, specific, items.
Course costs have been subsidised by FLAG North funding.
Course details as follows:
Short Range VHF Radio Course: 2-day weekend course
Safeguarding Levels 1 & 2 -Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults —e Required by volunteers in all clubs and centres: 1 x 3 to 4-hour session per Level.
Basic First Aid: 1 x 6-hour session
Event Safety Management for clubs and committees: 1 x 2-hour session
Hypothermia & Rescue Boat First Aid: 1 x 2-hour session
Use & Servicing of personal flotation devices: 1 x 2-hour session
Safety on board / fire / rescue / communications: 1 x 2-hour session
Towing & Rescue procedures: 1 x 2-hour session
International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea: 2 x 2-hour sessions
Charts & Publications: 2 x 2-hour sessions
Chartwork & Pilotage: 2 x 2-hour sessions
Weather / Passage Planning: 2 x 2-hour sessions
Tides: 2 x 2-hour sessions
Ropes / wires / anchors: 1 x 2-hour session
Tuning of Sails & Rigging: 1 x 2-hour session
Rules of Racing: 1 x 2-hour session
Fishing electronic logbooks and reporting: 1 x 2-hour session
For details or to book, call the centre on (074) 938 1054