STUDENT RESOURCES (Still in development- any amazing sites please let us know and we can add here)
PDF files, Apps and Websites:
Logbook – Abridged life saving signals, VHF channels & procedures, Colregs, Nav lights & day marks, flags & buoyage, logbook & passage planning for aspiring Comp Crew onwards!!
Passage Planning – Good template for your Yachtmaster exam passage plan
RNLI Coastal Safety – Nav lights, shapes & lights quiz, MOB, cold water shock &VHF radio use.
COLREGs – International regulations for preventing collisions at sea
Marinecards – Apple app flip cards on your phone for IALA buoy age, rules of the road, vessel lights & Col regs.
Marinetraffic – All our yachts have AIS transponders so your friends & family can see where you are when you do your course with us!
Diesel Engine – The basics of how a marine engine works including fresh / sea water cooling.
Stability Explained – Stability, GZ curves & righting moment explained
Radar Setup – Clear guide to the basics of how radar works and how to set it up correctly
Rope Knots – Great guide to sailing knots
Nautical Flags – Nautical flags and their meanings
Books (delivered onboard or inc P&P):
RYA Yachtmaster scheme syllabus & Logbook
RYA Day Skipper Handbook Sail
RYA Competent Crew Skills
RYA Navigation Exercises
Reeds Crew Handbook
Reeds Skipper Handbook
RYA European Waterways Regulations (CEVNI rules explained)
Portland Plotter & dividers
Course Deposit (Please ensure online course booking form is completed)
Practical Course Deposit (per person)
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