About this course
This course is aimed for leisure and professional boaters wanting to undertake more adventurous trips. It includes navigation by day and night, weather and other aspects of skippering a small boat on more challenging passages in coastal waters. Anybody undertaking this course must have the practical skills of the intermediate powerboat course and knowledge of navigation and chartwork to the level of Coastal Skipper/RYA Yachtmaster certificate. It is strongly recommended that students hold a VHF/SRC operator's certificate.
The course duration is two days and includes at least one night navigation exercise. The course content includes preparation for sea, boat handling, passage making and responsibility as skipper, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, use of engines, emergency situations and night cruising.
How to book
This course is offered by our training partner, Marine Matters, conveniently located one mile from the Academy in Warsash. For more information about the course and to check availability and book visit the Marine Matters website. Alternatively, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone +44 (0)1489 579589.