The aim of this course is to introduce you to the techniques, skills, equipment, and communications whilst ensuring that you have the knowledge and skill to take charge of powerboats.
- Person 8+ years old
- Child Under 8 years old
Develop your sailing skills!
The aim of this course is to develop the skills and knowledge you need in order to set up and sail the boat more effectively and in moderate conditions. This course also prepares you for the specialist courses ahead.
Previous knowledge/experience: You are expected to have completed, or have experience equivalent to, the Basic Skills course and have been sailing regularly. If you have not been regularly practicing these skills, you will need to do so prior to this course with at least 10 hours as helm.
By the end of this course, you are able to do the following:
- Boat handling
- Capsize recovery
- Anchor your boat, then recover the anchor and sail away
- Identify weather conditions
- Coastal knowledge
- Sailing knowledge