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Day Skipper Theory Course

Navigation BeginnerIntermediateAshoreOnline

A comprehensive introduction to chartwork navigation meteorology and the basics of seamanship. Invaluable for learning how to start making decisions on board and if you are considering taking the Day Skipper practical course.

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Assumed knowledge:
Some practical experience is desirable.
Minimum duration:
40 hours plus exam time.
Minimum age:
None
Course content:
Seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations
Ability after course:
Background knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day.
 

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