For information & bookings

07840 942483

enquiries@essexpowerboatschool.co.uk

If you phone, please leave a message as we may be out on the water and out of reach. We will return your call as soon as possible.

Opening hours 9.15 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Shorter opening hours in the winter period, please check first.

DAY SKIPPER THEORY COURSE

This course is run over 5 days and gives a much more in depth look at charts, navigation, etc. to make longer passages in open water.

Course topics include:-

  • The basics of seamanship

  • The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage

  • Chartwork

  • Electronic charts

  • Position fixing

  • Plotting a course to steer

  • Weather forecasting and meteorology

  • Tides

  • Collision regulations

  • Construction, parts, and equipment of a cruising boat

  • Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts

The cost is £299 per person and includes all materials needed for the course.

Yacht Master Theory £350 per person.

This course runs on demand. Please register your interest with us.

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