SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Yachtmaster Coastal Preparation Course

  • Course ID: Y340
  • Discipline: Yachting
  • Level: Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster

The Coastal Skipper Certificate certifies a recreational sailor's ability to skipper a sailing yacht under sail and auxiliary motor on coastal passages during daylight and at night. The assessment is a practical assessment run at sea in a cruising boat. This course prepares you for the assessment. SailCork offers a "one stop shop" with a 4 day Coastal Skipper Preparation Course on Holy Grounder followed by the assessment by a different examiner from your instructor, usually with a break of few hours in between.

Length of Course 4 days
Objective You will prepared fully for the Coastal Skipper practical assemessment
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 waterproofs if you have them.
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

Passage planning, Preparation for sea, Pilotage, Passage making and responsibilities as skipper, Yacht handling under power and under sail, Adverse weather conditions, emergency situations, Rules of the road.

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