Poole Sailing - 07966-155716

Poole Sailing
07966-155716

Boat Based, Practical Courses

Competent Crew

Pre Course Experience:

None

Description:

A thorough grounding for newcomers to sailing, and cruising under sail!

Content:

Sea terms and parts of a boat,  Sail handling, Ropework, Fire precautions and fire fighting, Personal safety equipment, Man overboard, Emergency equipment, Manners and customs, Rules of the road, Dinghies, Meteorology, Helmsmanship and sailing, General duties.

Format:

5-Day Practical course; either 5 Consecutive days, or a 2-day part 1 weekend plus a 3-day Part 2 weekend.   

Venue:

Residential on board a training yacht. Departure from Poole Quay Boat Haven

Price:

October – March £485/person.  April – September £525/person

Start Yachting

Pre Course Experience:

None

Description:

A ‘Give it a try’ course for newcomers to sailing. If you like it and decide to go further, this course can be the first two days of a Competent Crew course

Content:

Steering under sail, Sail Handling, Rope work, personal safety equipment, Handling under engine, Man overboard, Rules of the road, Hazard awareness.

Format:

Two Days, Practical Course.

Venue:

Residential on Board a Training Yacht,  Departure from Poole Quay Boat Haven

Price:

October – March  £200/person.  April – September £220/person

1-day Sail Trim

Pre Course Experience:

None

Description:

A 1-day course introducing and using various controls to shape and trim; Headsails, Mast and Mainsail.

Content:

Appropriate use of all sail controls, Trimming for comfort, Up-wind sailing with balance, safe downwind sailing.

Format:

1-Day practical session

Venue:

Onboard our training yacht. Poole Harbour and Poole bay, Departure from Poole Town Quay Boat Haven.

Price:

£135/person

1-day Boat Handling

Pre Course Experience:

None

Description:

A 1-day course dedicated to building confidence in manoeuvring a sailing cruiser in confined waters under power.

Content:

Slow speed manoeuvring under engine, tight turns, berthing in marinas, good use of warps and springs, tidal quay walls, mooring buoys, working with tides.

Format:

1-Day practical session

Venue:

Onboard our training yacht. Poole Town Quay Boat Haven.

Price:

£135/person

Day Skipper

Pre Course Experience:

5 days sea time, 100 miles, 4 night hours or equivalent.

Description:

A beginners course for prospective skippers

Content:

Preparation for sea, Deck work, Navigation, Pilotage, Meteorology, Rules of the Road, Engines, Emergency situations, Yacht handling under power and sail, Passage making, Night cruising.

Format:

5-Day Practical course; either 5 Consecutive days, or a 2-day part 1 weekend plus a 3-day Part 2 weekend.

Venue:

Residential on board a training yacht. Departure from Poole Quay Boat Haven

Price:

October – March £485/person.  April – September £525/person

Coastal Skipper

Pre Course Experience:

15 days sea time (2 as Skipper), 300 miles, 8 night hours.

Description:

An improvers course for yacht skippers

Content:

Passage planning, Preparation for sea, Navigation, Pilotage, Meteorology, Rules of the Road, Emergency situations, Yacht handling under power and sail, Passage making, Night cruising, Adverse weather conditions.

Format:

5-Day Practical course;  5 Consecutive days.   

Venue:

Residential on board a training yacht. Departure from Poole Quay Boat Haven

Price:

October – March £485/person.  April – September £525/person

Poole Sailing Ltd.
29 Lulworth Avenue,
Poole,
BH15 4DQ
07966-155716
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