Safety Boat Operator
Learn the Skills and Knowledge to skipper a small Powerboat
This course provides the skills needed to support water based activities at clubs, schools and outdoor recreation centers.
You will learn how to safely rescue other craft, recover persons from the water, re-right capsized boats and where to position your boat on a race course.
The course usually runs over 2 days.
You need to have passed the Start Powerboating and Powerboat Handling Course.
You can find out more information on both these courses by clicking below:
This Course is designed for those wishing to help out at a club as a safety boat driver.
This course is also a pre-requisite for the Club Coach Qualification
If any course that you wish to participate in is fully booked or not scheduled, please email an expression of interest to our Training Coordinator at [email protected]
DSC will provide participants with life jackets and boats. We have toilets and change rooms, and water fountains.
However there are a few things you will need to bring with you to ensure safety and fun on the water:
Throughout the duration of this course you will learn: