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PYT Day Skipper Practical

Trip details

Creator Sue WarrenView
Type RYA Day Skipper
Start date 13th Jun 2019
Finish date 16th Jun 2019
Origin Cowes, UK
Destination Cowes, UK
Description

This course introduces you to navigation, boat handling and skippering a small yacht on short passages in good weather.

The course concentrates on pilotage, navigation and boat handling under both sail and power. It will also improve your sail setting and deck work, as well as developing your knowledge and understanding of seamanship and safety issues. During the course you will be able to take charge of the yacht on short tidal passages, under the guidance of the instructor.

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:

Pre-course experience

5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht

Assumed knowledge

Theory to the level of Day Skipper. It is recommended you attend the Day Skipper shorebased course beforehand.

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

Crew Wanted

Availability

2 of 2 berths available

Price

£499

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Trip boat

Name First 47.7
Total Berths 8
Home Port Cowes, UK
Model First 47.7
Coded Yes
Area Category 2