Training

RYA Sea Survival Course 4th December 2016

Club News, Events, Training | September 27th, 2016 | No comments yet

Boaters will be running an RYA Sea Survival Course on Saturday 4th December.liferaft

For more details, please contact Gary Carter: training@bromsgroveboaters.co.uk

Or book online now via Webcollect using the link below:

https://webcollect.org.uk/boaters/event/rya-sea-survival-course-4th-december-2016

 

Spring 2016 VHF Radio Course Dates

Club News, Events, Training | April 6th, 2016 | No comments yet

Bromsgrove Boaters instructor Bob Powell will be running two additional VHF courses:

The courses will be run on Saturday, 30th April, and Saturday, 21st May (subject to sufficient enrolment).

Courses run from 0900 until about 1730, and will be delivered in Bromsgrove.  Tea and coffee will be provided, but please supply your own lunch.

The fee for the course, including the course book, is £90 per person.  Please note that an additional fee of £60 is payable to the RYA for each certificate, on completion of the course.

For more details of the course content, please follow the following link:

RYA Short Range Certificate (marine VHF radio) courses

There are limited places on each course so to register your place, book online now via the links below:

30th April

https://webcollect.org.uk/boaters/event/src-short-range-vhf-marine-radio-30-april-2016

21st May

https://webcollect.org.uk/boaters/event/src-short-range-vhf-marine-radio-21-may-2016

 

For further details please contact Bob Powell directly: bobsalpowell@gmail.com

Diesel Engine Course

Club News, Events, Training | March 14th, 2016 | No comments yet

Bromsgrove Boaters will be running another of the popular diesel engine courses at Upton Warren on Saturday 16th July.

Boat Engine 2This is a “hands-on” course covers the RYA syllabus for the theory and practice of basic maintenance and repair, and it should be of interest to anyone who sails.

We all love to have the sails up and the engine off, but remember that the engine is probably the most important piece of safety equipment on board!

More details about the course can be found here: Diesel Engine Maintenance

The course is strictly limited to 10 people, and can be booked online via the link below:

Fully Booked.

For further details, please contact our Training Coordinator: training@bromsgroveboaters.co.uk

 

 

New VHF Radio Course Dates 2015

Club News, Training | October 27th, 2015 | No comments yet

Bromsgrove Boaters instructor Bob Powell will be running two additional VHF courses:

The courses will be run on Saturday, 28th November, and Saturday, 12th December (subject to sufficient enrolment).

Courses run from 0900 until about 1730, and will be delivered in Bromsgrove.  Tea and coffee will be provided, but please supply your own lunch.

The fee for the course, including the course book, is £90 per person.  Please note that an additional fee of £60 is payable to the RYA for each certificate, on completion of the course.

For more details of the course content, please follow the following link:

RYA Short Range Certificate (marine VHF radio) courses

To register your interest, please contact Bob Powell directly: bobsalpowell@gmail.com

 

 

One Day RYA Radar Course

Club News, Events, Training | August 12th, 2015 | No comments yet

radar course

In restricted visibility you are required to use all means available to avoid a collision.

If you are on a boat fitted with Radar you are required to use it for collision avoidance.

Are you capable?

If not join the next Radar course on a Saturday 21st November 2015

On the course you will cover:
• How to set the radar to give best picture
• How to identify potential collision situations.
• How to decide avoiding action.
• The course also includes sections on how radar sets work, how to navigate in restricted waters in the dark or fog, e.g. entering a harbour.
• Using a radar for position fixing.

No previous knowledge is required, the training is practical, using the latest Radar Simulation software packages. The course includes two work books.

Course costs: Members £60, non members £70, plus £15 for course books.

The class size is restricted to six students.

If you are interested have a chat about the course contact Martin Johnson at m.johnson258@btinternet.com or 07941500 225

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