SAFE ENJOYABLE LEARNING AFLOAT AND ASHORE SINCE 1974

Waterford + 3 sisters (1 Class) Apr 20 or Wexford+Hook +Slaney(1 Class) Tues Apr 27

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  • Level: Basic Navigation

A special online interactive course which you can enjoy from your home or office. Book the class here , then download Zoom .  You can join the class by video or if you prefer you can turn off your camera and just part take without being seen. You can text in your questions or comments. 

The Waterford coast has a lot going for it - this session is co-presented by  Eddie English and Peter Scallan. From the Blackwater Estuary to Ardmore and on past Mine Head to Helvick with a high tide visit to Dungarvan.. Learn about the Copper Coast and some hidden coves and on to Tramore and Dunmore East. Up the Waterford Estuary to the excellent facilities in waterford and explore the Suir, Nore and Barrow.

The 2nd class- Wexford has the worlds oldest lighthouse - visit the Hook and its penninsula, the ancient Bannow Harbour. The fishing village of Kilmore Quay. Navigate past Carnsore and incise the Tuskar and past sandbanks to Wexford and the Slaneyandand then up th ecoast to Courtown.

Length of Course Each class is 2 1/4 hour + Q&A for 1 evening 19:30-21:45
Objective Be prepared for cruising Far West Cork and Kerry To get full passage information on this coastline and to look at pilotage in the multitude of excellent harbours and anchorages.
Location The comfortable surroundings of your own home or office. All you need is a computer, laptop or phone.
What to bring Notebook and pen to take notes.
Syllabus

Syllabus includes information on 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.

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