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WSC Volunteer Competence Training

Sunday October 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT

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

Lunch, coffee and drinks Provided.  Racing to follow at 2pm – plenty of time to rig.

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

  1. Facilities – Winch Operation – launching On Ramp

Facilitator – Greg Dixon

  1. 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.

Facilitators – Gaye and Martin

  1. 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)

Facilitator – Dan Smith

  1. Basic First aid – Safety Procedures & Communications- on-water, club, ambulance, police; defibrillator locations at WSC and next nearest; resuscitation, CPR, using a defibrillator.

Facilitator Kids Firs Aid

*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.

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Sunday October 20, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm AEDT
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Rose Bay, NSW 2029 Australia
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