First Aid Training

The last 2 nights crew have undergone first aid training to ensure that they are up to date with the latest practices.

It had all the general first aid syllabus plus the subjects specific to boating included:

  • 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