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Day Skipper Practical Sailing Course

Sail Cruising IntermediateAfloat

This course gives you the chance to take charge on short passages under instruction. You will concentrate on pilotage boat handling seamanship and navigation.

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Assumed knowledge:
5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht Navigation to Day Skipper Shorebased and basic sailing ability.
Minimum duration:
5 days, 3 weekends or 3 days plus 2 days
Minimum age:
16 years old
Course content:
Preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising
Ability after course:
Skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day.

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