Footer Text: Lorem ipsum dolor ESSENTIAL NAVIGATION AND SEAMANSHIP  An introduction to navigation and safety awareness for new, inexperienced or rusty skippers and crew. This course is for anyone new to sailing, motor boating including RIBs and other small powerboats, sea angling and diving as well as experienced dinghy and keelboat sailors and inshore racers. This course is the perfect introduction or refresher for anyone going afloat on inshore waters, and a stepping stone to the more in-depth Day Skipper shorebased course. The course is taught over 16 hours with exercises to complete along the way. It can be covered as a series of short sessions or over two full days. Course topics include: charts and publications safety engine checks buoyage tidal awareness visual and electronic navigation pilotage rules of the road anchoring weather forecasts passage planning Cost: £180.00   max 4 students Contact us on 07778 474347 or 01243 543906 e-mail: skipper@sailingdays.com see also RYA Day Skipper and Yachtmaster Coastal/ Yachtmaster Offshore Theory