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
Mile building Weekend
Weekend sailing to the West Country or across channel to gain sea miles and experienceRead more