SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Weekend Milebuilder

  • Course ID: Y510
  • Discipline: Yachting
  • Level: Special

You've done a course (or courses) and now want to practice your skills before the next course or assessment. The focus is on developing your recently acquired skills by running a yacht under the expert eye of a Commercial Yachtmaster Offshore Skipper, rather than tackle completely new skills. This course is for Competent Crew preparing for Dayskipper course, Dayskippers preparing for Coastal Skipper course and/or exam, Coastal Skippers preparing for the Yachtmaster Offshore preparation course and/or exam.

Length of Course 1 evening and 2 full days
Objective Fine tune your skills and add miles to your log book in preparation for further qualification (Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster Offshore)
Location Cork Harbour or West Cork, South Coast of Ireland.
Equipment Included The Boat has full safety equipment, all nav. aids and powerful engines. The safety equipment includes lifejackets and harnesses for each crew member. Waterproofs are available on request.
What to bring Soft bag with change of warm clothes, toiletries, sleeping bag. Your own sailing equipment if you have them - waterproofs, torch, sailing knife, books: Personal Logbook, Comp Crew Book. Kitty, pocket money
Meals Most meals are pre-prepared by our qualified Galley Cook. Nothing better than sitting at the table in the saloon for a meal with fellow crewmembers after a hard day's sailing!
Syllabus

You can avail of your SailCork Commercial Yachtmaster Offshore Skipper to brush up on any part of the practical yachting syllabus including Compentent Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster Offshore. You will get an opportunity to handle the boat, set sails, navigate etc.

Pre Course Have completed at least one of the following: Competent Crew, Day Skipper Practical, Day Skipper Navigation, Coastal Skipper Practical, Yachtmaster Navigation.
Pre Course Advice Study weather and tides (click here). Study area on relevant charts (click here - Navionics). Read about the area (click here - in your footsteps). Eat before joining on evening course. Bag packed as advised - soft bag
Course Brands Wild Atlantic Way. ISA. RYA. Tourism Ireland, F
Tags Yacht Sailing. Yachtmaster. West Cork. Cork Harbour. Navigation. Holy Grounder.
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