SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

European Pilotage (6 sessions)

  • Course ID: N310
  • Discipline: Navigation
  • Level: Basic Navigation

Boat -
Length of Course 6 evenings
Objective Be prepared for cruising in the areas covered in the course.
Location The chartroom at SailCork's base at East Ferry near Cobh. Also in your local club.
What to bring A4 Notebook, pens, 2B pencils, eraser, sharpener. You will also need a Plotter or Parallel Rulers, Nautical Dividers and an Almanac. Also bring your own charts if planning to cruise in a new area.
Syllabus

Syllabus includes crew and boat preparation, destination research including pilotage, chartwork and shoreside. Navigational planning- including chartwork, tide work, best routes and alternative destinations. Met. information before and during trip, safety aspects, customs and legal requirements.

Pre Course Participants should have an understanding of plotting courses and calculating tides - especially suited to those who have completed a navigation course in the past.
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