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TRAINING

radio-trainingBusselton Volunteer Marine Rescue Group provides regular training courses for the group members throughout the year. These courses cover the subjects of Marine Radio Operators Certificate of Proficiency (MROCP), Basic Navigation, and Ropes, Knots and Splicing.

These training courses are available to the public at a fee,and arrangements can be made to attend any one of the above training courses by contacting BVMRG. 

Training for the group members, for qualifications as 'Crew Level 2', Crew Level 1', and Skipper, are conducted throughout the year on an ongoing basis.

In addition to the foregoing, regular training is conducted with AMSA, with the Dornier Aircraft, and with the Busselton Surf Lifesaving Group.


Navigation

navigationWhat would you do if your GPS failed? Can you read marine charts and navigate your way home? 


Ropes, Knots & Splicing

General Marine rescue activities require a limited knowledge of knots and these are restricted to the bowline , clove hitch sheet bend, round turn and two half hitches and the figure eight knots.

During the instruction we emphasise the importance of being able to tie the above knots in the dark and practice to achieve this level of competence is essential on an ongoing basis.

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