ISA Offshore Safety Course
This 2 day training course provides sailors crusing or racing offshore with the skills and knowledge required;
To avoid getting into trouble offshore,
If you do - how to ensure that your boat and crew survive in the best possible shape and
If all fails - what you do if you have to abandon to the liferaft.
The course is accredited by ISAF as complying with requirements set out in ISAF OSR Section 6 and is the preffered training and qualification required for crew on yachts racing in category 1 or 2 offshore races and anyone cruising offshore. The course is accepted by the Irish Government for use by Masters of licenced passenger boats.
Personal Survival Training
This 1 day training course covers the essential skills and knowledge required should you ever need to abandon your boat.
The courses and provoders are accredited and approved by the Irish Govermnent as STCW approved. The training is aimed primarily at commercial seafarers going to sea on large vessels. The certificate is accepted by the ISA for use on category 1 & 2 Offshore races.
Please see here for course providers as listed by The Department of The Marine & Natural Resources.
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