Non-Marking Shoes, Warm Jacket Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen
This is a 3 day course, depending on wind and conditions, aimed to deliver a safe, informed, confident and competent day sailor/skipper who can confidently command, a sailboat up to 10 meters (32.8 feet) and crew during daylight hours in fair conditions in inland waters (bay or lake sailing), or coastal waters up to 5 miles offshore.
Recommended Entry Level Requirement
• A learn to sail course/certificate
• Command a vessel up to a maximum length of 10 meters (32.8 feet) • Inland waters (bay or lake sailing) or coastal waters up to 5 miles offshore • Daylight hours and in fair conditions with moderate wind and sea conditions
What you Learn
• Basic sails and sailing • Collision Regulations • Responsibilities of the Skipper/Captain • Personal Safety Equipment • Boat Safety Equipment • Vessel Checkout – Documentation, Charts, Nautical Publications and Flags • Equipment & General Checks • Basic Ropework • Capsizing, Swamping and Sinking • Responsibilities of the Crew
• Care of the Environment • Provisioning & Housekeeping • Outboard Motors • Boat Handling Under Power • Basic Meteorology • Charts • Tides & Currents • Buoyage • Man-Overboard Procedures • Anchors, Anchoring and Running Aground • Basic First Aid