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RAYC 2017 Course Programme

Army Offshore Sailing Centre (AOSC) 2017 Course Programe

The 2017 Course Programme for the Army Offshore Sailing Centre at Fort Blockhouse, Gosport is at: http://www.sailarmy.co.uk/offshore/courses.html.

RAYC, Hornet, RNSA and RAFSA members are welcome to attend any of the courses run by the ASA through the AOSC but will need to become members of the ASA. The cost of membership is £10 for the year and can be arranged through Capt (Retd)Phil Brown, ASA Chief Instructor Offshore. If you wish to book a place please contact Phil Brown on:

Telephone: Mil: 9380 65457; Civ 02392 765457; Mobile 07717 800613.

E Mail: ASA-Offshore@sailarmy.co.uk

The RYA Competent Crew (CC) and Day Skipper(DS) courses run from 1200 Sun - 1200 the following Fri. The minimum age for candidates is 18 years old. The cost is £260 which covers all victualling and berthing. Wet Weather gear is also provided if required. The cost of the First Aid Course is £40, which includes the Certificate and a copy of the latest First Aid Manual.

RAYC Courses 2017

Those for YM will need YM Theory and those for Day Skipper will need Day Skipper Theory. Theory courses run at JSASTC booked through the defence gateway. Priority will go to Ex MU crew first. Please contact Jon Hicks at 16ra-30bty-cpo@mod.uk if interested.
RAYC Courses Programme for 2017/18
Course Dates Remarks Contact
All Courses - Booking     TBA
YM(C) & (O) 5-11 Nov Gosport RCO
jondothicks@hotmail.com
CC/DS 30 Oct-3 Nov Gosport RCO
jondothicks@hotmail.com
CC/DS 4-8 Dec Gosport RCO
jondothicks@hotmail.com
CC/DS 11-15 Dec Gosport RCO
jondothicks@hotmail.com
CC/DS 17-12 Jan 18 Gosport RCO
jondothicks@hotmail.com
CC/DS 19-23 Feb 18 Gosport RCO
jondothicks@hotmail.com
CC/DS 26-30 Mar 18 Gosport RCO
jondothicks@hotmail.com
AOSC Courses
Course Dates Remarks Contact
All Courses - Booking     TBA
RYA DS / CC TBC FB Gosport Availability training@rayc.org.uk
       
       
RYA First Aid Courses
Course Dates Remarks Contact
RYA 1st Aid 13-23 Feb 18
jondothicks@hotmail.com
       
       
All Courses - Booking     Chief Instructor AOSC 145x-chiefinstr-aosc@mod.uk / 02392 765457
       
RYA First VHF Courses
Course Dates Remarks Contact
All Courses - Booking     Chief Instructor AOSC 145x-chiefinstr-aosc@mod.uk / 02392 765457
RYA VHF Assessment TBC AOSC at Gosport  
NOTE: In order to attend the VHF Assessment, candidates must have completed the on-line VHF course first. The cost of this course is £40 payable to the ASA. This course can be accessed after contacting Mark Langhorne by email on sailarmy@btconnect.com or by mobile on 07769 911 888.

The cost of the Assessment, is £60 payable to the RYA and includes your Certification, should you be successful. Candidates will also need to provide a Passport size photograph and a separate means of photo-ID.
       
Sea Survival and ISAF Courses:
Course Dates Remarks Contact
All Courses - Booking     Chief Instructor AOSC 145x-chiefinstr-aosc@mod.uk / 02392 765457
Sea Survival and ISAF TBC ASCB  
NOTE: The RYA Sea Survival is conducted in Aldershot at the ASCB, and in the Garrison Pool for the wet drills. The minimum age for candidates is 18 years old. The ISAF course is conducted on the second day at the Army Offshore Sailing Centre, Gosport. Candidates must hold a valid RYA Sea Survival Certificate which is less than 5 years old. The minimum age for candidates is 18 years old. The cost is £70 for both courses or £40 for the Sea Survival Course and £35 for the ISAF course.
       
       
       
       
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Access to the RAYC Members' Area can be found here . A self-registration facility is available.
A short presentation on the RAYC Members' Area is here.
Important News:
Next RAYC Committee Meeting
Fri 27 Oct 17 at the RAYC Archive room at Newcombe Hall at RSA Larkhill commencing at 1000.
Cruising Instructor Course running
13 - 17 Nov through the JSASTC. Apply
Rear Commodore Offshore or apply direct to NAVY NPS-PEOPLE SPT JSASTC TFOM.
RAYC YM(C) & CC/DS Courses
See Training Page for details and contact jondothicks@hotmail.com.
wordA brief by the Hon Treasurer on incorporation of the RAYC into a Company Limited by Guarantee can be found here.
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YM(O)required Mar 18
Contact 19RA-127Bty-FOO@mod.uk.

TALL SHIPS Jul/Aug 2018.
Project Officer needed.
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Advertise here for skippers / crew for future exercises.
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Boatswain; Contact John Johnson; Ed Middleton.
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Moorings. Contact Major J E D Cunningham for information about Thorney Island.
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