Art of Boat Handling
Have you ever watched with awe (or envy) as another skipper berths neatly nearby, with no fuss and minimal crew? This course gives you the tools to become that skipper!
2 days (09.30 on day 1 to 16.00 on day 2) with the option to sleep aboard for the evening in between.
- Dayskipper Sail or higher or equivalent experience
- Minimum age 16
This course will equip you with a range of boat handling skills. The course content includes:
- Use of lines
- Sail drive vs prop shaft
- Identifying prop walk/wash
- Communication on board
- Pivot points
- Using prop walk
- Effects of wind
- Effects of tide
- Going astern
- Turning in a confined space
- Berthing and departing "wind on" pontoons
- Berthing and departing "wind off" pontoons
- Stern first finger pontoons
- "Med Style" moorings
- Close quarter handling
- Short handed berthing
- Use of our yacht for the two days
- Instructor for the two days
- Tea/coffee/snacks both days
- Lunch both days
- Accommodation on board for one night (if required)
- On board expenses (gas/diesel)
- Loan of a life jacket
What's Not Included:
- Hire of foul weather gear (£5/day) if required
- Overnight berthing fees if away from the home port
- Breakfasts and Evening Meals
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