The scope of this 12 day course is for the student to obtain the theory and practical knowledge required to safely and competently operate as skipper/captain with full understanding and application of:
- small powerboats and rigid inflatable boats, boat handling under power, sails and sail handling, basic meteorology, short passages including heavy weather, restricted visibility & negotiating harbour entrances, compasses and magnetism, charts, chartwork & basic navigation, tides & currents, buoyage, collision regulations, navigation lights, basic first aid and responsibilities of the skipper/captain.
No prior experience required.
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The following are the main subjects to be taught during this course. After completion, the student should be competent at an acceptable level.
Some of our courses require some qualifications or previous experience from the candidate due to the nature the course.
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