Essential Navigation and Seamanship.
‘An introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new, inexperienced or rusty skippers and crew‛
This course is for anyone new to sailing, motor boating including RIBs and other powerboats, sea angling and diving as well as experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers.
Topics covered include:-
- Charts & publications.
- Engine checks.
- Tidal awareness.
- Visual and electronic navigation.
- Rules of the Road.
- Weather forecasts.
- Passage planning.
You will receive a course pack that includes a chart, plotter, course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD.
An excellent introduction or refresher taught over 16 hours. Good basic starter course for anyone going afloat on inshore waters; also a stepping stone to more in depth RYA courses.