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The Yachtmaster Skills course is not an RYA course, but designed for skippers at the Day & Coastal Skippers level who are looking to increase their knowledge and experience.
During the two day course, you will be taught by our club Yachtmaster Instructors. (YMI) You get involved in the more adventurous aspects of sailing and gain a practical insight into some of our more advanced courses.
The price includes the yacht and instructor but not food, fuel or mooring fees which are shared with the crew.
• Preparation for sea
• Deck work
• Rules of the road
• Emergency situations
• Yacht handling under power
• Yacht handling under sail
• Passage making
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 on the evening before the date shown and ends at 4pm on the last date
Previous Experience Required: Confident Day Skipper Practical or above.
Ability After Course: More confident Skipper & an insight into Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster Practical Courses.
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.