Course Info

This course will give you the opportunity to operate a Freefall Lifeboat including live freefall launch. Train yourself on boat launching, recovery procedures and preventive maintenance. Practical experience will be gained through realistic emergency scenarios. Exercises will enable students to develop problem - solving skills required in case of malfunction.


The course is conducted as theoretical and mostly practical training at VIKING Safety Academy.


Upon completion of the course you will be able to: • Follow an abandon ship procedure • Lead and perform a Freefall launching • Lower and recover the boat by falls • Perform a proper Simulated Release Test • Prepare the system in Boat readiness status • Weekly and Monthly Maintenance • Participate on safe drills • Learn safety tips by the maker and give solutions on troubleshooting

Target group

The course is designed for Coxswains, Seafarers designated as Lifeboat Operators, Engineers, Davit Operators, Senior Safety Officers and Masters.

Practical Info

Lavrio, Greece

Items to bring

Please bring suitable clothes for the training


All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course start


English / Greek


2 days.




VIKING Safety Academy Diploma will be issued on successful completion of the course.


Recommended every fourth year.

€950.00 ex. VAT

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StartEndPrice ex. VATAvailable SeatsBook Course
2021-12-062021-12-07Lavrio, GreeceEnglish€950.006

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