In a friendly, relaxed & professional environment with like-minded people you will spend 5 days learning all the key ‘know how’ to become a safe navigator in coastal & tidal waters. This course is recommended as a pre-requisite for Yachtmaster Offshore. During the 5 days our experienced Yachtmaster Instructor will transform you from basic to advanced. A great entry course into the industry for crew seeking employment on yachts. No prior knowledge is needed.
What you will learn
Topics covered include:
the basics of seamanship
the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
plotting a course to steer
weather forecasting and meteorology
construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safetyharnesses, lifejackets and life rafts.