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Course info

This course gives you a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship. it is invaluable for learning how to start making decisions on board and if you are considering taking the Day Skipper practical course.

This is a classroom-based course.

Course topics include:

  • Seamanship
  • Coastal navigation and pilotage
  • Chartwork
  • Electronic charts
  • Position fixing
  • Plotting a course to steer
  • Weather forecasting and meteorology
  • Tides
  • Collision regulations

Assumed knowledge

Some practical experience is desirable


5 Days (40 hours plus exam time.)



Please contact our bookings office for availability.