DAY SKIPPER PRACTICAL COURSE
The Day Skipper course is aimed at those wishing to start skippering on their own, or being able to help experienced skippers on bigger trips. Day Skipper is usually the minimum standard required of potential charterers by charter companies and you are automatically entitled to an ICC to charter abroad if you hold Day Skipper or above.
5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours onboard a sailing yacht.
Theory to the level of Day Skipper. It is recommended you attend the Day Skipper shorebased course beforehand.
5 days, 3 weekends or 3 days plus 2 days
Preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising.
Please feel free to call or e-mail us regarding course dates if not listed on this site…. We try to be flexible and may do a course date around your requirements You can also click on our Student resources page to pay the deposit and buy any books you may require.
Designed for students that have been sailing a few times and now want to learn moreRead more
Designed for students to extend their knowledge and confidence to become a skipperRead more
Designed for the skipper who wants to be able to achieve more adventurous passagesRead more
Often the ultimate aim of spring skippers proving skipper experience & competenceRead more
ICC prep and exam
For those with Day Skipper theory and knowledge going to be chartering in EuropeRead more
For the day: Own boat: Manoevering, sail trim, practice MOB (with 50kg dummy) or ICCRead more
Mile building Weekend
Weekend sailing to the West Country or across channel to gain sea miles and experienceRead more
Big Boat Sailing
Hard work but a unique opportunity to sail a 72ft Challenge Yacht & gain more sea milesRead more
Gosport Charity Pursuit
Race yacht experience day with all donations going to charityRead more