Day Skipper Theory

Learn the concepts and techniques used to safely navigate in inshore coastal waters

Day Skipper Theory

  • Full course price £349
  • 5 day course
  • Strongly recommended before taking the Day Skipper practical course
  • Free parking at Chichester Marina

 

Course aims: To provide a good understanding of the concepts and techniques used to safely navigate in inshore coastal waters. This course is strongly recommended for anyone considering the Day Skipper practical course. The Shorebased course teaches you to navigate using both traditional and electronic methods, the practical course then progresses you on to apply those methods at sea.

Course content: The course covers day and night navigation, chart work, tidal heights with an introduction to secondary ports, tidal streams and Course to Steer, pilotage, passage planning, the hazards and limitations of GPS chart plotters, meteorology and Rules of the Road.  All taught in our spacious classroom at Chichester Marine Training.

Course pre-requisites: Some experience of the sea is recommended.

Please note that our December course runs over 2 weekends. 2nd & 3rd, and 16th, 17th & 18th Dec.

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