Short Courses

RYCV operates a number of short courses designed to improve skills in a specific area.

Contact our Sail Training Development Manager, Ian Fox at on (03) 9397 1277 or at training@rycv.asn.au for dates, further information and to enrol.


CLUB CRANE COURSE

This course must be successfully completed prior to using the either of the Club’s Hardstand Cranes.

What you’ll Learn:

At the end of this course you will have a basic understanding of:

  • Safety issues around Crane use
  • Lifting gear selection and maintenance
  • Practical use of the Clubs cranes

Duration: One session of 4 Hours

Cost:$60 per person

Dates and bookings: Saturday 7 August 2021


VHF MARINE RADIO OPERATORS COURSE

This course teaches participants the correct procedures when using VHF Marine Radios and includes testing to obtain a SROCP from the Office of Maritime Communications.  This is the Internationally recognized qualification not the Australian waters only qualification, hence it is recognized around the world and can be used when a VHF qualification is required when chartering a yacht overseas.

What you’ll learn:

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • Use of VHF radio telephony
  • Understanding and use of DSC facilities
  • Maintenance of marine radio equipment
  • Understanding of regulations applicable to the use of ship marine radios
  • Knowledge of Australian Marine Search and Rescue system

Duration: One session of 4 hours

Cost: $195 per person which includes a hard copy of the Marine VHF Radio Operators Handbook and the examination fee to undertake ACMA test to obtain your SROCP qualification.

Dates and bookings: Wednesday 11 August 2021

Wednesday 13 October 2021 

Wednesday 15 December 2021

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VHF/HF MARINE RADIO OPERATORS COURSE

This course teaches participants the correct procedures when using VHF and HF Marine Radios and includes testing to obtain a LROCP from the Office of Maritime Communications. This is the Internationally recognized qualification, hence it is recognized around the world and can be used when a VHF/HF qualification is required when chartering a yacht overseas.

What you’ll learn:

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • GMDSS systems and equipment
  • Use of MF/HF and VHF radio telephony
  • Understanding and use of DSC facilities
  • Maintenance of marine radio equipment
  • Understanding of regulations applicable to the use of ship marine radios
  • Knowledge of Australian Marine Search and Rescue system

Duration: 3 sessions over 3 evenings

Cost: $295 for RYCV Members and $310 for Non Members, which includes a hard copy of the Marine Radio Operators Handbook and the examination fee to undertake ACMA test to obtain your LROCP qualification. 

Dates: 24th, 26th (6pm-9pm) and 30th Aug (6pm-7:30pm)


DIESEL MAINTENANCE COURSE

Learn how to maintain and properly care for your diesel engine.

What you’ll learn:

At the end of this course you will have a basic understanding of:

  • the 4 Stroke diesel cycle engine
  • naturally aspirated/turbo charged fuel systems
  • tanks
  • filtering systems
  • injection systems
  • air/exhaust systems
  • cooling systems
  • electrical systems
  • lubrication
  • owner maintenance/trouble shooting
  • vessel installations

Duration: One session of 3 1/2 hours

Cost: $75 per person

Dates and times: TBC


MAN OVERBOARD WORKSHOP (RECOVERY TECHNIQUES)

We all should practice our man overboard (MOB) drills to get our boat back to a fellow crew member or guest in the water, but how many of us have had a go at getting a helpless, wet, 100 kg person back on board, even in relatively mild conditions?

What you’ll learn:

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • the techniques that can be used to successfully retrieve a person back on board
  • gear that is available to assist in retrieval
  • setting up systems on the boat to assist retrieval
  • different scenarios you may be faced with such as MOB with a tether attached

Duration: 1 session of 3 hours

Cost: $50 per person.

Dates: TBC

 

 

Have a question?

You can find out more about trying sailing by contacting our Sail Training Development Manager on (03) 9397 1277 or by email.

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