Day Skipper Theory (8 weeks)
Our aim is to give you time to learn each subject, practice and test your knowledge, and in your busy life it allows you time to miss the odd evening!!
Every other Saturday 9:30 to 17:30 from 13th October
Saturday 13th - 27th Oct & 10th & 24th Nov 2018.
Every Wednesday evening19:00 to 21:00 from 10th October
Wednesday 10th - 17th - 24th - 31st Oct, 7th-14th-21st Nov 2018
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.
Course topics include:-
The basics of Seamanship
The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
Plotting a course to steer
Weather forecasting and meteorology
IRPC - Collisison Regulations
Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses,
lifejackets and liferafts
This course has been updated to provide you with a knowledge of the standard technology of most
The course is over 8 weeks with two exam papers.
Course Cost £550 inlcuding course pack.