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The RYA Day Skipper course is a five day and night on board experience to teach pilotage, navigation, seamanship and boat handling.
On successful completion the student should have the knowledge and skills to act as skipper of a small yacht in familiar waters during daylight hours.
You can charter one of the club yachts with this qualification.
1700 Sunday until approximately 1600 Friday
Crews will meet and finish at the Broadway base, Mercury Yacht Harbour, Hamble.
• Preparation for sea
• Deck work
• Rules of the road
• Maintenance and repair work,
• Emergency situations
• Yacht handling under power
• Yacht handling under sail
• Passage making, night cruising
Course Duration: 5 Days
Previous Experience Required: 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht
Ability After Course: A knowledge of seamanship, basic navigation, pilotage, safety procedures and Collision Regulations for use in local waters.
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.