ONLINE & SHOREBASED COURSES

Day Skipper or Coastal / Yachtmaster Online Theory Courses

Online Theory

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Four Seasons Yacht Charter work in association with Duck-2-Water and are happy to recommend their training courses as our Director’s and our Skipper’s have personally attended some of Duck-2-Water’s courses.

Duck-2-Water specialize in quality training ashore with courses run daily at very reasonable prices at their classroom in centre of Southampton.  They also do all the theory and practical elements to Power Boat Courses.  Click on each course below for further information, reasonable pricing and next course dates…..

  • Ist Aid course – Requirement for Coastal & YM practical includes CPR and use of Cat C 1st Aid kits

  • VHF SRC radio course – Fun course, Real handsets to message each other across the room and a requirement if you have a VHF onboard

  • Diesel engine course – Gives an insight into how a marine engine works as well as maintenance and care

  • Sea Survival course – Basic sea survival techniques, understanding and use of safety gear including use of a liferaft

  • Radar Course – Invaluable aid for navigation and collision avoidance and more useful in the hands of a knowledgable operator

Student Resources Practical Courses


UK based Solent yacht charters

Competent Crew

Designed for students that have been sailing a few times and now want to learn more

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UK based Solent yacht charters

Day Skipper

Designed for students to extend their knowledge and confidence to become a skipper

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UK based Solent yacht charters

Coastal Skipper

Designed for the skipper who wants to be able to achieve more adventurous passages

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UK based Solent yacht charters

Yachtmaster™ Prep

Often the ultimate aim of spring skippers proving skipper experience & competence

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UK based Solent yacht charters

ICC prep and exam

For those with Day Skipper theory and knowledge going to be chartering in Europe

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UK based Solent yacht charters

Yachtmaster™ Instructor

For the day: Own boat: Manoevering, sail trim, practice MOB (with 50kg dummy) or ICC

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UK based Solent yacht charters

Mile building Weekend

Weekend sailing to the West Country or across channel to gain sea miles and experience

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UK based Solent yacht charters

Big Boat Sailing

Hard work but a unique opportunity to sail a 72ft Challenge Yacht & gain more sea miles

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