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RYA First Aid course

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Terms and conditions


Cost £117.00

  • 1 day course
  • Will cover resuscitation, the recovery position and treatment of the most common injuries
  • Price per person
  • For enquires please contact


Here is your chance to learn the basics in first aid on a Royal Yachting Association approved first aid course. The eight hour basic certificate will cover resuscitation, the recovery position and treatment of the most common injuries such as bleeding, breaks and burns.

Successful candidates will receive a copy of the new RYA First Aid book.

If you have a group of six people or more you can arrange your own dates with us (providing we can accommodate).

Maximum group size of 12.

This 8 hour RYA specific first aid course covers all the usual first aid subjects but from a boating perspective. It is perfect for anyone who is going afloat whether it be inland, offshore or rivers.

This course is ideal for anybody who requires a first aid certificate in order to validate qualifications or who are in a position of responsibility.


Course content:

  • The recovery position
  • CPR, including drowning protocol
  • Cold shock and hypothermia
  • Seasickness and dehydration
  • Medical assistance or advice by VHF



  • 14 years of age


What to bring

  • Pack lunch
  • Note pad and pen


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Where to go

Wimbledon Park Watersports Centre
Home Park Road
SW19 7HX

We recommend using public transport to get here.


Sat nav post code SW18 5NW takes you to McCluskey's newsagents, on the corner of Revelstoke Road and Elsenham Street, just outside the park.

There is a small pay-and-display car park by Revelstoke Road, but it is often full.

Free car parking is also available at the Wimbledon Park Road entrance (sat nav SW19 6PE). It is a slightly longer walk across the grass to the Watersports Centre.

For more details email

During the Wimbledon Tennis Championships there is no vehicle access to Wimbledon Park for dropping off and collecting. These parking restrictions may be enforced before the start and after the end date of the championships. Please check the All England Lawn Tennis website for specific traffic restrictions.