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Competent Crew Practical
Day Skipper Practical
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Yacht Master Practical
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RYA Day Skipper Practical. Tel 07931 338 001



Course Aims

To introduce students, aspiring to be Skippers, to basic pilotage, boat handling and managing a yacht

This practical course is run from our base, at Douglas, Isle of Man, over 5 days. The Isle of Man, with its amazing scenery and sheltered waters, is an ideal location

Ability After Course

Skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day

Pre Course Knowledge

Up to level of Day Skipper shore based and comp crew practical sailing ability

Practical Course Content

Preparation of Yacht for Sea

Deck work

Navigation (fixing, GPS, Waypoints, DR and EP, tidal heights, buoyage, course to steer)

Pilotage (day and night)


Rules of road


Marine Diesel Engine Maintenance

Managing emergency situations

Yacht handling under power and sail

Passage making

£495  Fully Inclusive (berthing fees, waterproofs, all food whilst on yacht).

Contact Rob Walker  Tel 07931 338 001

Maximum Sailing * 3 Acer Leigh * Liverpool * L17 5BN * Phone: 07931 338 001 Email rob@maximumsailing.com

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