First aid manual

RYA First Aid



BH Marine's First Aid Course is highly recommended by the MCA and the HSE. It is perfect for professional skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven, including Boatmasters and the Senior First Aid certificate needed by offshore racers subject to ISAF’s regulations on first aid training.


The subjects specific to boating include: -

  • The recovery position in a confined space

  • CPR, including the drowning protocol

  • Cold shock and hypothermia from immersion and/or exposure

  • Seasickness and dehydration

  • Medical assistance or advice by VHF - Helicopter rescue