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Course Details


Classes


RYA Day Skipper Shorebased

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; chart work; electronic charts; position fixing; plotting a course to steer; weather forecasting and meteorology; tides; collision regulations; construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat and emergency and safety procedures including distress calls -,use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and life rafts. The examination consists of two exam papers. COSTS: The course fee includes compulsory course pack, Almanac and examination fees. Learners are also required to bring/purchase some basic navigation equipment e.g. a compass and Portland plotter (which can normally be purchased online for approximately £20). Any optional publications or materials will also be an additional cost. Maximum class size is 12.
2 classes found

Dates

Location

Prices


28 Weeks, 28/09/2021 - 21/06/2022
Tuesday 17:30 - 19:30 (2 hours)
Available Places: 7
Class Number: 210544
Fishguard CLC
Full Concession Reduced
£270.00 £270.00 £270.00

28 Weeks, 29/09/2021 - 22/06/2022
Wednesday 17:30 - 19:30 (2 hours)
Available Places: 8
Class Number: 210499
Pembroke Dock CLC
Full Concession Reduced
£270.00 £270.00 £270.00

 
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ID: 1527, revised 20/09/2021