Personal Survival Techniques for Yachts

1 hour and 23 minutes
Avg. rating 4.8

Personal Survival Techniques for Yachts

1 hour and 23 minutes
Avg. rating 4.8

Everyone onboard must be prepared and know their duties before an emergency occurs. When an emergency happens, it happens fast. This course will give you a basic understanding and assist you with techniques for personal survival if an emergency occurs.

You will learn about life-saving appliances generally carried onboard, how equipment in survival crafts work and locations of personal life-saving devices. We will also cover principles in how to handle heatstroke, sunstroke, exposure to cold, hypothermia, effects of seasickness and other dangers such as drinking seawater, fire or oil on water and sharks in the water.

After completing this course, you will have a better understanding of the theoretical principles behind surviving at sea.

Topics in this Course

Emergency Procedures

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  2. Language: English
  3. Length: 1 hour and 23 minutes
  4. Intended for: For all seafarers working onboard Superyachts.
  5. Reference: Based on parts of IMO Model course 1.19 and the provisions of table A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code.
  6. Last Updated: October 17, 2023

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