Day Skipper theory class starting Saturday 8th December and running for 4 more Saturdays 15th, 29th Dec, 5th and 19th January. Dates can be moved if not convenient.....hugh@waverides.com 00353 83 820 1664/ 0044 7894076574
  • Points of Sail
  • 5 Essentials
  • Engine checks (including advice on servicing/ impellor/ filters/winterisation
  • Safety equipment to be carried onboard
  • personal flotation
  • safety lines if appropriate
  • what to do if sinking or if someone is injured

        communication - VHF/ Mobile phone/ Hailing

  • Coming alongside/ Moving off
  • Picking up a mooring
  • Anchoring
  • Rescue - 'Person overboard' 2 methods of rescue - undersail and under power.
  • Passage planning (things to think about before the trip;  weather, plan of the trip, contingencies)   
  • Collision regulations   


Own boat tuition  - Sailing dinghies or cruisers

Cost: £95 per boat + travel diesel costs

Duration: 9.30 to 4pm


About the course:

A typical package might include: