Day Skipper Theory

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Day Skipper Theory

Pre Course Experience:

None

Description:

A comprehensive introduction to the skills required to pilot and navigate a small boat in familiar waters.

Content:

Seamanship, Charts and Publications, Courses to Steer, Position fixing, Tidal heights and Streams, Buoys and Lights, GPS and Chart Plotters, Instruments, Log Books, Meteorology, IRPCS, Safety, Passage Planning.

Format:

5-Day Classroom Based.   Either 5 consecutive days, or a 2-day weekend plus a 3-day weekend.   Price  £450 per person

10-Week, Weekly Evening Class.  19.00 to 22.00 Each Evening,  Autumn and Winter terms.  Price  £300 per person. (£275 for local club members)

Virtual (Zoom) Classroom.  20 - 25 hours of contact time with our instructor, plus the same amount of homework time. Schedule and timescale to suit you. Price £350 pp.    

Venues:

Parkstone Yacht Club,  Poole Yacht Club, Poole Maritime Skills Centre or at Home.