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RYA DAY SKIPPER SHOREBASED

A Comprehensive introduction nautical theory for inexperienced skippers. This course can be run either over three weekends or five consecutive days. The course is 40 hours plus exams.

 

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

COURSE PRICE: £375.00

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