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PYT Day Skipper Theory

Trip details

Creator Sue WarrenView
Type RYA Day Skipper Theory
Start date 17th Jun 2019
Finish date 21st Jun 2019
Origin Cowes, UK
Destination 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