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The Close Quarter Boat Handing Course is not an RYA course, but is a 2 day module which is structured to develop skills in particular areas enabling a student to progress at a rate which suits them.
Its also good fun!
This is a two day intensive course designed to complement the Day Skipper Course, allowing you to build your confidence and gain experience around marinas and close quarter situations.
You will moor the yacht in a wide variety of wind and tide conditions with an experienced instructor on hand to guide you at all times.
The price includes the yacht and instructor but does not include food, fuel or mooring fees which are shared with the crew.
• Power handling around marina
• Effects of tide and wind
• Emergency situations
• Yacht handling under power
For details on what you should bring, please refer to the FAQ section.
SRC / VHF Radio
RYA Diesel Engine
RYA First Aid
RYA Sea Survival
Course Duration: 2 Days
The course starts at 5pm the evening before the date shown and ends at 4pm on the last date
Previous Experience Required: Day Skipper
Ability After Course: More confident yacht handling around marinas and close quarter situations.
Number of members: 1 – 4
Having a medical condition need not necessarily prevent you from taking a full part in the course but the Club Principal must be aware of any potential problems.
If you are in any doubt about your fitness to take part in a course, speak to us on the clubline prior to your course.
By completing the course booking form you make the following declarations and undertakings:-
I hereby declare that I have recorded below details of any medical condition which may affect my fitness to participate in the course and in particular I have included details where I suffer from asthma/bronchitis, angina or heart condition, fits, fainting or blackouts, severe headaches, diabetes, travel sickness, allergies to medication or other allergies.
I undertake to inform the Metropolitan Police Sailing Club Ltd and the course instructor of any relevant medical condition which may become apparent between now and the start of the course, and of any medication I am taking.
I have included below details of any dietary requirements and any allergies, including allergies to food and medication.