Feb
11
to Feb 12

Sea Survival and Offshore Safety Course

Reach 4 the Wind are running another Sea Survival and Offshore Safety Course and TOG Members would be made most welcome.

Keith Harding, who runs the courses, is a passionate instructor who relates everything to the “real sailing world”.

I have attended this course myself and would thoroughly recommend it.

Dave Bond    TOG Training Master

 

 

To book yourself in please contact Reach 4 the Wind via their website http://www.reach4thewind.com or contact Keith Harding on tel. 07831 431197 or email keith@reach4thewind.co.uk

Be sure to mention TOG when booking.

Details:-

The Venue for both Days will be as in 2015 The County Hotel, 45 Birmingham Rd, Walsall WS1 2NG five minutes from junction 7 of the M6.

The price for both days is £195.00 per person, or if you which to attend the Sea Survival Day only the price for that day is £125.00, if you have already completed a Sea Survival course in the last five years and which to upgrade your qualification to the RYA/ISAF Offshore Safety Course you will only need to join “Day Two” at a cost of £110.00

RYA Sea Survival Course (Day One) http://www.reach4thewind.com/rya-shore-based/rya-sea-survival/

The Saturday, 11th February 2017, starts at 9.30 a.m. and should be finished by 7 p.m. sorry about the late finish but we can only get the swimming pool from 4.30pm to 6.30pm

For the pool session, you will need to wear oilskins/waterproofs with swimming costume underneath; please ensure your wet weather gear is clean and the pockets empty. You are welcome to wear your own lifejacket but if so they will need servicing post the course or alternatively we can lend you one FOC. Most students go barefoot for the pool session. You will also need a towel etc. (a limited quantity of Wet weather gear by prior notice is available for hire £20.00 per person)

 

RYA ISAF Offshore Safety Course (Day Two) http://www.reach4thewind.com/rya-shore-based/isaf-safety-course/

Sunday, 12th February 2017, 9 am start and 4.30pm finish.

Mainly in doors, but we will be doing a couple of outside sessions, so you would need to bring some outdoor clothing. Also during the day, we will be doing several practical exercises which will include some floor work.

Both days Tea, Coffee and water is provided, but please bring along a packed lunch. (sandwich shop nearby if needed)

After the weekend, you will be presented with The RYA Basic Sea Survival Certificate and the ISAF/RYA Offshore Safety Course Certificate. Together they satisfy the training required of ISAF Offshore Special Regulation 6.01 for category 0, 1 and category 2 offshore races. It is suitable for skippers and crews of yachts wishing to take part in the Rolex Fastnet Race.

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Jan
14
to Apr 17

Recommended Theory and Practical Sailing Courses

Ashore Sailing

Mark Davis of Ashore Sailing, whom many of you will know well from his years as a former TOG member, and Council member having previously held the post of TOG Training Master, has kindly asked that we let the TOG membership know about the upcoming courses that he is running.

Tog members will qualify for a 5% discount on the Theory courses (not including course packs).

The dates and list prices for the courses are as follows:-

  • VHF/DSC Marine Radio Saturday 14th January 2017 Cost: £75.00 plus RYA Examination & Certificate Fee: £60.00
  • RYA Day Skipper Theory 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th January & 4th February 2017 Cost:  £255.00 + RYA Student Course pack £40.00
  • RYA Coastal Yachtmaster Theory 25th, 26th February, 4th, 5th, 11th & 12th March 2017 Cost:  £290.00 + RYA Student Course pack £40.00
  • NEW RYA First Aid Course Saturday 25th March 2017 Cost: (including first aid manual and certificate) £75.00
  • Competent Crew Thursday 13th to Monday 17th April 2017 Cost: £395.00
  • Day Skipper Practical Thursday 13th to Monday 17th April 2017 Cost: £395.00

Location for the First Aid course will be at Melton Mowbray. The location of the other theory courses will depend on numbers and will either be at Melton Mowbray or Harby.

Any TOG members wishing to book a place can do so by following this LINK to the Ashore Sailing online booking form, you will find a section at the bottom where you can confirm you are a TOG member and qualify for the 5% discount.

These courses are being run independently from TOG so please direct any questions to Mark Davis of Ashore sailing via the email address mark@ashoresailing.co.uk

Kind regard

Dave Bond

Trent Offshore Group

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Mar
14
to Mar 15

RYA Sea Survival and ISAF Offshore Safety Course (SECOND DATE OPTION)

A Sea Survival and ISAF Offshore Safety Course (Group 1) has been arranged for member participation on one of two weekends, the first at the end of February optionally a  second date  mid March 2015.   Members can book the course on either weekend to fit in with your plans.   Because this is a Fastnet year these courses will book up quickly now that the dates have been published.

Please confirm your place with Dave Bond as soon as possible.

VENUE - The County Hotel, Birmingham Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 2NG

COST - Combined Sea Survival and ISAF Offshore Safety Course £185.00 per person.    Taken individually the Sea Survival  Course would be £125.00 and the Offshore Safety Course would be £100.00 per person.

COURSE OUTLINE

RYA Sea Survival Course - Start Saturday at 09:30 hours.    The pool session will take place from 16:00 hours to 18:00 hours and be the conclusion of the days activities.   You will need to wear oilskins / waterproofs with a swimming costume.  Please ensure that your wet weather gear is clean and the pockets empty.  You are welcome to use your own lifejacket or alternatively one can be loaned FOC for the event.  Most students go barefoot for the pool session.   Wet weather gear can be hired for the day for £20.00 per person although there is limited availability.

RYA ISAF Offshore Safety Course - Start Sunday 09:00 hours to 16:30 hours.   This course will be held mainly indoors, but a couple of sessions will take place out side so please bring some suitable clothing.    Also during the day you will be doing some practical exercises that will include some floor work.

REFRESHMENTS - Tea, coffee and water will be provided on both days. Please bring along a packed lunch.

CONCLUSION - At the conclusion of the weekend participants will be presented with the RYA Basic Sea Survival Certificate and the ISAF/RYA Offshore Safety Course Certificate.  Together they satisfy the training requirements of ISAF Offshore Special Regulation 6.01 for category 0, 1 and category 2 offshore races.  It is suitable for skippers and crew of yachts wishing to take part in the Rolex Fastnet Race.

BOOKING - Members wishing to attend should respond by email to Dave Bond as soon as possible advising :-

Which course(s) and the preferred dates

Your full name, address and telephone number(s)

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Feb
28
to Mar 1

RYA Sea Survival and ISAF Offshore Safety Course (FIRST DATE OPTION)

A Sea Survival and ISAF Offshore Safety Course (Group 1) has been arranged for member participation on one of two weekends, the first at the end of February optionally a  second date  mid March 2015.   Members can book the course on either weekend to fit in with your plans.   Because this is a Fastnet year these courses will book up quickly now that the dates have been published.

Please confirm your place with Dave Bond as soon as possible.

VENUE - The County Hotel, Birmingham Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 2NG

COST - Combined Sea Survival and ISAF Offshore Safety Course £185.00 per person.    Taken individually the Sea Survival  Course would be £125.00 and the Offshore Safety Course would be £100.00 per person.

COURSE OUTLINE

RYA Sea Survival Course - Start Saturday at 09:30 hours.    The pool session will take place from 16:00 hours to 18:00 hours and be the conclusion of the days activities.   You will need to wear oilskins / waterproofs with a swimming costume.  Please ensure that your wet weather gear is clean and the pockets empty.  You are welcome to use your own lifejacket or alternatively one can be loaned FOC for the event.  Most students go barefoot for the pool session.   Wet weather gear can be hired for the day for £20.00 per person although there is limited availability.

RYA ISAF Offshore Safety Course - Start Sunday 09:00 hours to 16:30 hours.   This course will be held mainly indoors, but a couple of sessions will take place out side so please bring some suitable clothing.    Also during the day you will be doing some practical exercises that will include some floor work.

REFRESHMENTS - Tea, coffee and water will be provided on both days. Please bring along a packed lunch.

CONCLUSION - At the conclusion of the weekend participants will be presented with the RYA Basic Sea Survival Certificate and the ISAF/RYA Offshore Safety Course Certificate.  Together they satisfy the training requirements of ISAF Offshore Special Regulation 6.01 for category 0, 1 and category 2 offshore races.  It is suitable for skippers and crew of yachts wishing to take part in the Rolex Fastnet Race.

BOOKING - Members wishing to attend should respond by email to Dave Bond as soon as possible advising :-

Which course(s) and the preferred dates

Your full name, address and telephone number(s)

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