WEBSITE-LOGO North_up

RYA DAY SKIPPER SHOREBASED

A Comprehensive introduction nautical theory for inexperienced skippers.

 

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night time powerboating.

 

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

Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat

Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls,use of flares, safety Harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts

 

Suitable for: inexperienced skippers

 

Duration: The course is 40 hours plus homework and exams. Taught over 6 days.

 

Included: Course materials, handbook, RYA Almanac and Portland Plotter & Dividers.

 

Student:Instructor Ratio: 12:1 max.

 

COURSE PRICE: £385.00

Back to Courses Book Now Course-Calendar