Day Skipper Theory

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Day Skipper Theory

 
Pre Course Experience:

None

Description:

A comprehensive introduction to the skills required to take charge of a small boat at sea in familiar waters.

Content:

Nautical terms, Ropework, Anchoring, Charts and Publications, Position fixing, Tidal heights and Streams, Buoyage, 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  £350 per person

10-Week Evening Class.  19.00 to 22.00 Tuesday Evenings,  Autumn and Winter terms.  Price  £250 per person.

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, Marine Skills Centre or at Home.