|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 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.|