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Position, Course and speed
Chartwork and navigation
Tides and tidal streams
Visual aids to navigation
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This course is a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship for Competent Crew, excellent in improving abilities to make decisions on board.
Portland course plotter, dividers, parallel rule
Modern facilities with hot/cold drinks and refreshments + plenty biscuits :)
Enthusiastic, approachable and experienced instructors that specialise in night navigation and use of modern electronic navigation equipment
Day Skipper / Watch Leader Certificate upon successful course completion
What To Bring
A good attitude to learn!
A packed lunch or money to eat out.
And that's it. We will provide you with quality service. Any questions? Check our FAQs.
5 - 6 day course
(Can be spread over a few weeks)
Student to instructor ratio is 3 : 1
Individual 1:1 available at £750
Minimum age is 16
No previous experience required!
The ability to undertake the Day Skipper practical course. Also with sufficient sea time and miles go for an examination to obtain an MCA commercial license valid for use on many types of passenger carrying and other commercial vessels operating under MCA codes of practise to work in the marine industry mainly during daylight hours. The Day Skipper practical certificate can be converted into and International certificate of Competence (ICC).
With confidence, you should be able to plan and undertake longer coastal passages during daylight hours, with full understanding of safe passage planning and execution.
Unlock your inner skipper
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