We are very sorry, but due to circumstances beyond our control we are unable to take any further bookings for the remainder of 2017. This message will be updated should anything change, so please check back here from time to time.

For information & bookings

07840 942483

enquiries@essexpowerboatschool.co.uk

If you phone, please leave a message as we may be out on the water and out of reach. We will return your call as soon as possible.

DAY SKIPPER THEORY COURSE

This course is run over 5 days and gives a much more in depth look at charts, navigation, etc. to make longer passages in open water.

Course topics include:-

  • The basics of seamanship

  • The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage

  • Chartwork

  • Electronic charts

  • Position fixing

  • Plotting a course to steer

  • Weather forecasting and meteorology

  • Tides

  • Collision regulations

  • Construction, parts, and equipment of a cruising boat

  • Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts

The cost is £299 per person and includes all materials needed for the course.

Yacht Master Theory £350 per person.

This course runs on demand. Please register your interest with us.

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