- Course ID: Y340
- Discipline: Yachting
- Level: Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster
Come and explore Cork Harbour and the amazing SouthWest coast on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way! Enjoy the beauty of the landscape and have great fun learning to sail or improving your sailing skills. Soak up the atmosphere aboard under the expert leadership of Yachtmaster Instructor Eddie English.
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!|
|Syllabus||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.|