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Theory Sessions

Duration

Experience Required

Provided

To Bring

5 Hours
Beginner / Intermediate
Bottled Water
Tea, Coffee, Lunch
Snacks
Passion to learn

Beginner

$245

Intermediate

$325

Combo

$535
ur basic and intermediate theory courses are designed to help you unravel the mysteries of terminology, navigation, pilotage, passage planning and meteorology. They are great as stand alone courses, but also complement our various practical training courses.

Whether you are a sailor or interested in a launch, our shore-based courses equip would-be and experienced skippers with enough knowledge, at least in theory, to go afloat and take charge of a yacht.

What you Learn

BEGINNER COURSE

• Sailing terms & terminology
• Finding you way around a yacht
• Basic rules of the road
• Buoyage systems
• Introduction to VHF & GPS
• Useful Knots
• Introduction to chart work
INTERMEDIATE COURSE

• Chart work
• Pilotage
• Taking bearings
• Anchoring techniques
• Passage planning and provisioning
• Weather
• Advanced rules of the road
• Nighttime navigation