Covid- 19 Procedure
Updated 1st October, 2020
We are now open under our temporary coronavirus procedures. We have summarized our full coronavirus new safe operating procedure. At the moment, we are adjusting to the new norm and how we can safely get you afloat.
Our Key Points to our policy
1. Governing Body Guidelines
Bermuda Government and the RYA guidelines as an accredited RYA Centre
2. Preparing/arriving to come to the centre
Any participant including someone in the same household with the following symptoms will be refused entry to the centre and be required to follow Bermuda Government guidelines.
Fever ( above 100.4 °F (38°C) ), tiredness, dry cough
All customers or staff from a non-school contact who have recently arrived from overseas will only be allowed to enter the centre with 2 negative PCR covid-19 tests (pre departure negative test result and on arrival test result). If you do not have a pre departure test, you will only be allowed to enter after your day 8 negative test.
All Customers who have travelled to the UK or through the UK in the last 14 days, will have to remain in quarantine until their day 4 negative test and therefore cannot visit the centre until after their day 4 negative test. However, any group activity involving local school kids and those in the same household cannot attend until their negative day 8 covid test. This includes instructors who work with these groups. See Travelers UK quarantine guide
Please see our ‘Coronavirus- Covid 19 section under our terms and conditions’ where you will be able to receive a credit for future booking, if a session cannot take place.
3. Temperature Checks and Contract Tracing
All customers will have their temperature taken on arrival of the centre each day and asked about their current health condition. We will keep a list of all customers who have attended the centre on a day by day basis for contact tracing purposes.
All Participants will need to complete our coronavirus (covid-19) health declaration, 2 days prior to attending a course or first session each week, which is available on our website under ‘policies & waivers’. This must be ‘preferably’ completed on your own device, prior to arrival at the centre.
All Staff will have their temperature taken before the start of each day. They will be trained in the symptoms of covid-19 and any staff member who displays symptoms must self isolate at home away from the work place until symptoms go away which maybe followed with a negative covid-19 test result.
4. Cleaning and disinfecting/ Social distancing
We are implementing a cleaning and disinfecting protocol as detailed in our full policy and putting into place the Bermuda Government covid-19 cleaning and disinfecting policy with and/or without suspected or known covid-19 cases.
All our staff will be trained on the cleaning protocol and will have watched the 'Infection Prevention and Control Training Revised 43-minute’ government video.
All our teaching will be done outside in the open, making sure where possible a 1m physical distance can be maintained.
We aim to have some markers as an aid to assist with keeping this distance, especially when using the individual restrooms.
We ask that you please come to the centre already changed ready for your session or activity week to avoid using the restrooms for changing.
We will no longer be providing any plastic water cups with the water refill station for hygienic reasons. Instead, we ask that you please bring a full reusable bottle of water to the centre.
We have new ' U Sail Bermuda' branded reusable water bottles to reduce our plastic footprint at the centre. These are available for sale online for $15 per bottle and can be brought at the centre with card payment only.
We have made a one way people entry system into the centre; you will enter through the gate closest to the container and exit through the far gate.
To Park cars or Bikes please use the park side only due current Belco construction
Cleaning and Disinfectants Policies
View the Bermuda Government Guideline Cleaning Policies for facilities
Coronavirus (covid-19) Health Declaration
Please complete our coronavirus (covid-19) health declaration at maximum 2 days prior to attending a course or first session each week.