Yachtmaster Preparation:

Cost: £575 or 650 euros per person
Duration: 5 day or group of 2 days and 3 days

Note: The aim will be to provide the student with thorough training in the following areas as preparation for the final exam. Students are strongly advised to seek advice as to whether there current skill level is adequate to attend this course and attempt the exam.



Theory

  • Safety briefing
  • Electronic Aids to Navigation
  • Constructing Passage/ Pilotage Plans
  • Buoyage
  • Weather
  • Chartwork
  • Secondary Ports
  • Tides
  • Interpolation
  • Collision regulations


  • ​​​Restricted Visibility
  • Towing
  • Angle of Vanishing Stability
  • Grab Bag contents
  • Heavy weather handling
  • Helicopter rescue
  • Knots 
  • Hypothermia
  • ​Managing stress
Next Day Skipper evening theory class starts Mon Feb 14th 2022. 12 evenings Mon/Thur 6 to 9.30pm. Want to know more?....Call Hugh 0044 7894076574 or 00353 838201664 waveridesireland@gmail.com

Choose any block of 5 days or combination of 3 and 2 days from the Calendar. An additional day will be needed for the exam:

Practical

  • Taking charge
  • Night and day pilotage
  • Boat handling in confined spaces
  • Moving off and coming alongside
  • Sailing on all points
  • Sail Trim
  • Sailing onto and off buoys and pontoons
  • Reefing
  • MOB
  • Anchoring
  • Mooring