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Volunteer training day

Saturday December 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEDT


Lunch, coffee and drinks Provided.

It’s free and we encourage all members to participate!

Course Outline – 4xSubjects, 4xStations, 45min each

  1. Facilities – Safety Responsibilities; Winch Operation – launching On Ramp; Crane Operation – launching from Jetty; Petrol handling; Rescue Boat Prep.
  2. Rescue boat operation – Safety Responsibilities; Start of Day – gear check; Radio Operation; Retrieving Sailors; Towing Boats; Race Buoys
    – Anchors, Anchor Lines, Buoys;  End of Day – returning gear & reporting incidents/gear repairs.
  3. Start boat & race management– Safety Responsibilities; Principles of race course setting; On-board roles and responsibilities; Laying marks for the Presiding Race Officer (PRO) by Rescue Boat (note, this is not a learn-to-run-a-race course – simply what you’ll be asked to do to support the race management)
  4. Basic First aid – Safety Procedures & Communications- on-water, club, ambulance, police; defibrillator locations at WSC and next nearest; resuscitation, CPR, using a defibrillator.

*Note: This is not a first-aid certification course.

We intend this to be a fun and informative intro to each key role. You will get hands-on, on-shore experience, receive takeaway materials to refer to when it’s your turn to volunteer, so you feel comfortable volunteering with the more experienced volunteers at the club.


Saturday December 5, 2020
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEDT


Woollahra Sailing Club
2 Vickery Avenue
Rose Bay, NSW 2029 Australia
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+61 2 9371 9805

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