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PYT Day Skipper Theory

Trip Details

Creator Sue WarrenView
Type RYA Day Skipper Theory
Start date 8th Jun 2019
Finish date 12th Jun 2019
Destination - A Cowes, UK
Destination - B Cowes, UK
Description

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. It can be covered as a series of short sessions, as an intensive week-long course, or by distance learning.

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

Crew Wanted

Availability

2 of 2 berths available

Price

£350

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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