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Day Skipper theory

Cost: £245+ £46 for RYA Pack (most students pay in 2/3 stage payments)

This is  a comprehensive introduction to the things that both power and sail cruising people need to know. It is relevant to the experienced and inexperienced.

Course topics include:
  • the basics of seamanship 
  • the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage 
  • chartwork 
  • electronic charts 
  • position fixing 
  • plotting a course to steer 
  • weather forecasting and meteorology 
  • tides 
  • collision regulations (including lights and day shapes displayed by craft)
  • construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat 
  • emergency and safety procedures including distress calls,use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts
The course helps to provide an excellent knowledge base before attending a practical Day Skipper course.

Dates are available on request and course places are offered on successful completion of a Day Skipper Course.