Starting in January 2021, Eddie English and the SailCork team will deliver our popular RYA Day skipper Shorebased Navigation course in a blended format. The syllabus will be taught online using a mix of videos, presentations and interactive tutorials on Zoom. We will use Google Classroom to deliver and monitor course material. The 'plus' element is that we will run 3 classroom tutorials to help you with the more difficult aspects of the course such as working with charts. Tutorials will streamed live for those who can't attend. This is an online course with great customer care !
Suits all boaters in: RIB and Motorboats, Yachts, Sea Anglers, Kayakers, Water skiiers, Swimmers, Jet skiiers or those just messing around on boats. Also ideal for T/Y students or those interested in a career at sea.
Course director Eddie English is an ISA/RYA Yachtmaster Examiner. Eddie's reputation is recognised worldwide having sailed in Europe, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the USA, Australia and the Pacific. Eddie is supported by Yachtmaster Instructor and Senior Powerboat Instructor, Peter Scallan and Captain Anthony Mulcahy.
Admin and office support from Jo English and Shirley Scandrett.
The next course will begin on Wednesday Jan 6th. Class time is 19:30- 21:45 live online.
Schedule as follows:
Wed Jan 13,Wed Jan 20,Sat Jan 23 (2 classes daytime),Wed Jan 27
Wed Feb 3, Wed Feb 10, Sat Feb 13, (2 classes daytime)
Wed Feb 17, Wed Feb 24
Wed Mar 3, Sat Mar 6th (2 classes daytime)
Wed Mar 10, Tues Mar 16
16 classes in total.
|Accreditation||RYA Day Skipper shore-based certificate. Essential for ICC, Day skipper practical, Advanced Powerboating, Commercial drivers.|
|Length of Course||13 evenings + 3 Sats . Classes will be recorded so don't worry if you miss one.|
|Objective||You will be capable of planning and executing coastal and inshore navigation in daylight hours.|
|Location||Online weekly using Zoom. Live technical support to help you set up Zoom and Google classroom. Choice of online or classroom based Exams.|
|Equipment Included||RYA pack containing exercise book, course book and practice charts,|
|What to bring||A4 Notebook + folder, pens, highlighter, 2B pencils, eraser, sharpener. The RYA pack and set of books and equipment will be posted on confirmation of booking, cost €113 plus postage A laptop or desktop computer (Windows, Apple or Chromebook), with a broadband connection suitable for Zoom sessions. You will need to install the Zoom app on your computer with audio and video facilities. Note that using a tablet or phone will not meet the requirements of the course due to limitations of screen size.|
Nautical terms, Ropework, Anchorwork, Safety, Rules, Position, Charts(paper and electronic), Navigational Publications, Navigational Instruments, Compass, Chartwork, Tides (Heights and Streams), Visual Aids to Navigation, Meteorology, Passage Planning, Navigation in Restricted Visibility, Pilotage and the Marine Environment.
|Pre Course Advice||Allow approx 3-4 hours extra for completing exercises and study.|