RIB challenge

The RIB Challenge is an introduction to RIBs for youth between 8-12 and 13-16 years old.
The aim of is to have fun and enable the participant to gain confidence in RIBs and eventually to be able to pass either their PB1 or 2 (with restrictions).
The days will be run as a PB2 course, with both shore-based theory and on water training.  They will learn about:

  • The appropriate clothing to be worn while on a planning speed open boat
  • Boat Preparation
  • The types of hulls their advantages and disadvantages
  • Boat handling skills.
  • The Rules of the Road. (IRPCS)
  • Pilotage and passage planning
  • Charts, chart symbols
  • Buoyage systems
  • Tides and tidal streams
  • Man overboard recovery
  • Anchoring
  • Towing

If you would like more information please Contact Nigel Russell ribchallenge@warsashsc.org.uk

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