The Day Skipper


The first of our skippering courses, our aim is to give you as much knowledge as you will need to get out there and start sailing for yourself. Whether you are thinking of chartering or buying, this essential course will fill you with the confidence to take those first steps.


  • Preparation of the yacht for sea
  • Deck work
  • Navigation skills
  • Pilotage skills
  • Meteorology
  • Rules of the road
  • Basic maintenance and repair work
  • Basic engine knowledge
  • Emergency situations
  • Yacht handling under power
  • Yacht handling under sail
  • Sail trim
  • Passage planning

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