Duration: 5 days onboard.
Course Type: Onboard practical.
Cost: £625 inc (High season April - October).
£595 inc (Low season November - March).
(Please note that we can provide a complete transfer package to/from Faro Airport to our yachts in Albufeira Marina which includes an extra nights stay onboard the yacht prior to your course starting - please ask for details).
This is the first of the advanced courses in which you will undertake longer coastal passages and navigating at night to become a Coastal Skipper. Skippering a yacht offshore requires you to have strong and confident leadership skills with complete faith in your seamanship and navigational skills, regardless of what “Mother Nature” decides to put your way.
|Latest Course Dates and Availability|
|Dates and Location||Availability|
|22nd November 2017 - 26th November 2017
|1st December 2017 - 5th December 2017
|7th December 2017 - 11th December 2017
|13th December 2017 - 17th December 2017
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Note; Please ensure that you have successfully completed the Yachtmaster theory course within the past 12 months so as to get the most from this practical course.
On this 5-day yacht-based Coastal Skipper course you will become:
By the end of the course…
You will be a confident and knowledgeable Coastal Skipper in your boat handling and navigation.
If you would prefer a more beneficial teaching ratio of 3 : 1, then ask about our Premium Training Scheme, giving you more time on the water to practise those new skills and drills - costing a supplement of just £40 per day.