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Coastal Skipper Practical Sailing Course

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A course for those with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night. Each trainee will skipper more challenging passages under the guidance of the instructor.

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Assumed knowledge:
15 days, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours
Minimum duration:
5 days
Minimum age:
17 years old
Course content:
Passage planning Preparation for sea Pilotage Passage making and ability as skipper Yacht handling under power Yacht handling under sail Adverse weather conditions Emergency situations
Ability after course:
Able to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night

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