PROFICIENCY IN FAST RESCUE BOATS

This course provides training in fast rescue boats and is based on the provisions of table A-VI/2-2 of the STCW Code.

Obtaining: 24 hours

Update:     8 hours

Contents and practice:

  • Taking charge of a fast rescue boat during and after launch
  • Turning of a capsized fast rescue boat
  • Handling a fast rescue boat in prevailing weather and sea conditions
  • Use of communication and signalling equipment between the fast rescue boat, a helicopter and a ship
  • Carrying out search patterns
  • Use of the emergency equipment carried
  • Recovering a casualty from the water and transferring to a rescue helicopter, or to a ship or safe place.