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Outline

This course provides a really solid foundation in all the key theories surrounding sailing and seamanship.  Knowing where you are, and where you're going, chart work, navigation, meteorology etc.

Learn to apply due diligence to your sailing, determine tidal heights and streams and how they and numerous factors effect your prospects and opportunities, to identify risks of collision and so much more.

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Group Size and Costs

Up to 12 students to 1 instructor.  Minimum Age: 16+ unaccompanied. 12+ if accompanied by a parent / guardian.

COST: Upon Application:  Budget £400.00 per person + Subsistence

 

Duration

2.5 weekends - starting at 8.30am, finishing at 4.30pm with breaks whenever it suits.
Or  40hrs over 5 days Intensive.

This course may be delivered at any suitable training venue; sailing club, school, village hall or private residence.  

 

Course Content

Pre Course Requirement: It is essential that you've had previous sailing experience.

Please let us know if you have any special dietary, medical conditions or need any support with learning materials.

Course Content:

Q&A  Learning styles  Nautical terms  Rope work 
Anchor work  Safety  Collision Regs  Position course & speed 
Charts and publications  Drawing Instruments  Compass  Chart work 
Tides & streams  Visual aids  Metrology  Passage planning 
Restricted visibility  Pilotage  Environment