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Day Skipper Theory
Length- 5 Days
Cost- £360 Classroom
Price includes all necessary publications
Max Instructor Ratio- 1:6
A comprehensive introduction to cruising 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 cruising. The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers.
Course topics include:
The basics of seamanship
The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
Plotting a course to steer
Weather forecasting and meteorology
Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts.
This can be taken as a 5 day course, over 3 weekends or online. We can also offer Evening Classes on occasions.
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