Footer Text: Lorem ipsum dolor A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers. This course equips you with the knowledge to navigate in safety around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising. The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. It can be covered as a series of short sessions, as an intensive week-long course, or evening class Course topics include: the basics of seamanship the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage chartwork electronic charts position fixing plotting a course to steer weather forecasting and meteorology tides collision regulations construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat emergency and safety procedures including distress calls,use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts   5 Day Intensive - max 4 students - Cost: £ 340.00  STARTS: TBA continues on days to suit group   Contact us on 07778 474347 or 01243 543906 e-mail: see also Yachtmaster Coastal/ Yachtmaster Offshore Theory and Essential Navigation and Seamanship