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WORLD SAILING SAFETY AT SEA SURVIVAL COURSE

For all World Sailing Category 1 offshore yacht races at least 50% of a crew (including the skipper) shall have undertaken the Sea Safety & Survival training.  Asia Pacific Yachting runs these courses on behalf of the Hong Kong Sailing Federation. Successful participants will receive a World Sailing certificate that will last for five years before further safety training is necessary.  This certificate will be accepted at other regattas where there is such a requirement.

For more details please visit their website. 

Safety at Sea Video - here

 

FIRST AID CPR AND AED COURSES

Standard First Aid, CPR and AED Course

ECT-HK will be running Standard First Aid, CPR & AED courses at Kellett Island. There will be a minimum of 6 and maximum of 10 students per course.  National Safety Council (USA) First Aid, CPR & AED certificates will be awarded upon successful completion of a written assessment. The validity of both certificates will be 3 years.  National Safety Council (USA) certificates are recognised internationally and will be accepted for the RHKYC Offshore Races.

The refresher course is run at the same time as the standard course however it is slightly discounted. This is only available to those who hold a valid NSC Standard First Aid & CPR & AED certificate or one that expires in the same month

Course Dates and Online Application 

If you have any enquiries, please email sailtrain@rhkyc.org.hk

HF/ GMDSS/DSC RADIO OPERATOR COURSE

The aim of these courses is to operate VHF & MF/HF DSC/TRANSCEIVERS, NAVTEX, SART, EPIRB and IMMARSAT C equipment. To send and receive: Distress, Urgency, Safety alerts/communications and communications relating to ships business and other routine traffic. To increase the safety of small vessels at sea.

Entries can be made on a first-come-first-served basis by returning a completed application form and they can be sent to us by scanned email, post, or online form. Acknowledge Receipt will be sent by email once received the form.

Course Dates & Online Application

Location: RHKYC, Kellett Island, Causeway Bay, HK  

For further information please contact sailtrain@rhkyc.org.hk

This book is available to
purchase from the Ship
Shop at Kellett Island.

 

HK PLEASURE VESSEL OPERATORS CERTIFICATE

PLEASURE VESSEL OPERATORS CERTIFICATE COMPETENCY  - PVOCC
(previously known as HK PLEASURE VESSEL OPERATORS LICENSE - PVOL)

This course prepares students for the HK Marine Department Examinations. Students may go to the HK Marine Department to register for the exam. 

The course is organised by A & M Boating Ltd and will be take in RHKYC, Kellett Island, Causeway Bay. Please register the following online form. 

 Course Dates & Online Application

For enquiries, please email sailtrain@rhkyc.org.hk

HKSF PLEASURE VESSEL OPERATORS CERTIFICATE GRADE 2 (PVOC 2)
Please the above link will take you directly to the HKSF -who also run the course 

RYA Powerboat Level 2 for practices course 

 RYA DIESEL ENGINE COURSE

Mechanical failure is the main cause of rescue call-outs to pleasure vessels.  Most engine problems can be avoided by taking simple precautions and you don’t need detailed mechanical knowledge to make repairs.  This course is designed to teach vessel owners and users (both power and sail) the basics of how to maintain and repair their engine.

This one day course is taught by a qualified RYA instructor and teaches you:

Theory: How diesel engine works, parts of the engine.
Systems: Fuel, air, cooling, electrical, lubrication, transmission, engine controls.
Operation: Periodic checks, starting and stopping.
Maintenance: Diagnostics, troubleshooting, servicing, emergency procedures

Course Dates & Online Application  

LEARN THE RACING RULES OF SAILING DVD


This DVD, as seen in the seminars run in the Chart Room, is now available in the Video Library. It may also be purchased from the ShipShop.

Useful Link
World Sailing Racing Rules of Sailing