Salty Sailing DS Theory Weekends

Trip details

Creator Salty SailingView
Type Day Skipper Theory
Start date 5th Apr 2019
Finish date 14th Apr 2019
Origin Cowes, UK
Destination Cowes, UK
Description

A comprehensive introduction to cruising for those looking to take on the role of skipper.

This shore-based 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.

First Weekend: 5 - 7 April

Second Weekend: 13 - 14 April

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, life jackets and life rafts
Training School Salty Sailing

Crew Wanted

Availability

2 of 2 berths available

Price

£490.00

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Trip boat

Name Precision
Total Berths 10
Home Port Shepards Wharf Marina, Medina Road, Cowes, UK
Model Bavaria
Coded Yes
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