RYA Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster | Ashford Gateway

RYA Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster at Ashford Gateway

RYA Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster at Ashford Gateway

Price: £357.00 Starts: 27/01/2018 Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Bruce Wickens Ends: 24/03/2018 Location: Ashford Gateway
Level: Level 2 Day of Week: SAT Duration: 8 weeks

About this course

This is a shore- based course based in Ashford which enables you to become a competent and confident member of a crew sailing either a yacht or powerboat.
By the end of the course you will be able to: Identify parts of a boat and usage of nautical terms; plot the position of a boat on a chart using both bearings and GPS; identify different types of buoys and their lights and determine the correct action to be taken and be able to plan an off- shore passage.

How will I be taught?

Teaching methods will include demonstration, lecture input, discussion and time for question and answer sessions. Some homework will be required. End of course comment and evaluation forms will be used for quality assurance. The tutor will be happy to discuss any concerns before or after the session. If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the support you would like.

What do I need to bring with me?

RYA course notes and tables paid for at the time of enrolment will be given out at the first class. Navigation instruments - this will be discussed at the first class. Notebook and pen.

What can I do next?

You may be interested in other RYA courses. Your tutor can give you more advice.

What do I need to join the course

There are no pre - entry requirements to join the course.
Whilst the course assumes no previous knowledge, some experience of small power or sailboats is helpful. This course in would also suit those who have some practical knowledge, but would like to understand better the theory of navigation, tides and weather.
**PLEASE NOTE: Regular attendance, a high level of commitment and approximately 2 hours of home study is a requirement from you.**

About the Tutor: Bruce Wickens

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Getting there

Ashford Gateway
Church Road
TN23 1AS

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code ASH/50906/F/NC.
Course Code: ASH/50906/F/NC Book Now

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