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IRB Crew Course
4 November @ 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat in surf rescue operations.
Course goes for 1 day
4th November 2023 from 6am – 1pm
Minimum of 6 participants.
Course outcomes: By the end of the course, you will be able to: Crew an IRB:
List the different classes of IRB
Identify the components of an IRB and ancillary equipment
Contribute to the safe and efficient launching of an IRB
Demonstrate safe crewing positions while negotiating the surf
Perform emergency procedures
Observation, hazards and risks are identified and clearly communicated to the driver
Maintain an IRB:
Perform pre-operational checks and preventative maintenance of the IRB hull
Perform post-operational maintenance of the IRB hull
Report major wear or damage according to organisation procedures
Perform conscious and unconscious casualty pick-ups
Perform complex rescues including swimming rescues, sailboarder and kite surfer rescues.