We need to keep our volunteer members and associate members safe in an environment that can be unpredictable.To do this we need to ensure they have as much training as they can get.
Whether you are new to boating in Mandurah and the Peel Region or looking to improve your boating skills and knowledge, we believe there is no better place than the Mandurah Volunteer Marine Rescue group.
There has never been a better time to join.
Join now and train with the Mandurah
Volunteers undertake training, respond to emergency situations and involve themselves in marine educational activities designed to improve safety for the boating public.
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Surviving Cold Water Immersion and Hypothermia
Mandurah Volunteer Marine Rescue operates training the second Tuesday evening of every month, the third Sunday morning of the month and every Thursday morning of the month.
This training allows our active crew and trainees the opportunity to enhance their basic boating skills and improve their boating competency.
Training is both theory in the operations room at our premises or practical experience on one of our four modern fully equipped craft.
Training includes drills, vessel manoeuvrings, man over board scenarios and navigation.
Various short courses are also run throughout the year for our active crew, volunteer members and associate members. This includes Senior First Aid, CPR and Restricted Radio Operators Licenses.
This is an excellent opportunity to increase your skills and knowledge for boat operations and safety.
Volunteer Members Training Includes:
Boat handling skills
Provision of logged sea time for use in achieving Coxswain Certificate
Opportunity to assist the boating and general community
Affiliate Members Training Includes:
Facility to log journeys and have them monitored for safety
Use of boating safety equipment
Familiarisation with local waters
Launch and recovery of their vessel
Rescue and recovery
Ability to participate in some members event
Neil Bennet from Bureau Of Meterology briefs members on weather forcasting and best use of the BOM web site