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Exclusive Training Dates Announced for ARC Participants!

Offshore Training with Hamble School of Yachting
8 February 2012

Hamble School of Yachting offer rally participants exclusive training dates and discounted prices for the ISAF Offshore Safety course, RYA Sea Survival and RYA First Aid courses.  These are highly recommended for any skippers and crew going offshore, and especially for anyone participating in or considering the ARC, Rally Portugal and World ARC.  
The courses are a mix of classroom learning and hands-on training, and are excellent value for money.
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Go to the Hamble School of Yachting website

These courses are very popular with rally participants from around the world and will book-up quickly, so don't delay!  

Training Weekends
The three courses can be taken over a long weekend, which gives a holistic view of onboard safety and managing emergencies.  The exclusive World Cruising Club training weekends are:
9-11 March
11-13 May
10-12 August

Other dates are available - click here for details.  It is possible to take only one of the three courses, or to spread the training over a longer period.

Special Discounted Prices
There are discounts on each of the three courses for World Cruising Club members, and an extra discount if the complete weekend.  The weekend package price is only £290 for World Cruising Club members, saving £29.  Call Hamble on +44 (0)23 8045 2668 for full details of the courses, dates and discounted prices.

Other Courses
Hamble also provide more advanced courses, suitable for those considering a career in sailing, or wanting to be more self-sufficient when long-term cruising.  Courses include:
MCA STCW Proficiency in Medical First Aid - a 4 day course with more detailed knowledge than the basic one day course.  Includes fractures, burns, spinal injuries, cardiac arrest, drowning and using Category B medical equipment.  Only £320
MCA STCW Proficiency in Medical Care - a 5 day course to follow-on from the course above, that will provide the skills and knowledge for medical care onboard a boat anywhere in the world.  Only £410

All of the training takes place in bespoke classrooms at the School headquarters in Hamble, near Southampton in southern England.  
Hamble is close to the M27 and M3 motorways, and the mainline railways station at Southampton.  Southampton Airport is 15 minutes away, with connections to UK regional airports and European cities.  There is ample parking on site, and a wide range of accommodation is available locally.

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