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!|
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.