Day Skipper & Yachtmaster Theory
Every Thursday from 6th February for 14 Weeks & Every other Satruday from 15th February Start Your Day Skipper at Thames Boat House
Every Wednesday from 5th February for 14 weeks & Every other Saturday from 8th February Start Your Day Skipper at Little Ship Club London - Call for more
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 get some personal tuition!!
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
Course Cost £550 inlcuding course pack.
The Shorebased YM couse covers the subject matter in much greater detail so you will be competent
when you go on for your Practical Boating Courses. Call us for me details.