Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat

Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat

Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat  

STCW regulation VI/, para. 2nd sections A-VI/2 (para.5 to 8) of the

STCW Convention and Code 1978, as ammended

Price: £900.00

 3 days 

 As with all of OMT training courses, the knowledge gained in the classroom will be practised with a hands on approach to give you an understanding and proficiency afloat, with a combination of Jet and Prop boats.

This training is intended for seafarers who are required to take charge of a Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) in emergency situations.
OMT's Southampton location is ideal within the marina at Saxon Wharf. We have great links internationally with daily flights to and from SIAL airport


19th - 21st June 2017
31st July - 2nd Aug 2017
23rd - 25th Aug 2017
27th - 29th Sep 2017
8th - 10th Nov  2017 

Dates are regularly being added due to interest in specific requirements so please call for further information. 


Min age 18 

Before training, all candidates must have obtained a certificate of:

STCW Basic Safety Training


Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (STCW Regulation VI/2, Paragraph 1)

Course Description

This course is delivered utilising our vessel including a jet boat, inboard diesel rib and tiller Fast Rescue Craft.

You will learn:  
  • Controlled safe launching procedures
  • Righting an inverted FRB
  • How to handle a fast rescue boat in prevailing weather and varying sea conditions
  • Swim in special equipment
  • Use communication and signalling between the FRB and helicopter & ship.
  • Use the emergency equipment carried
  • Recovery of a casualty from the water and transfer a casualty to a rescue helicopter, ship or to a place of safety
  • Carry out a search patterns, taking account of environmental factors.
Telephone: +44 (0)2380 639997