Course Details

Required experience

15 days, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours

Minimum duration

5 days

Minimum age



Passage planning Preparation for sea Pilotage Passage making and ability as skipper Yacht handling under power Yacht handling under sail Adverse weather conditions Emergency situations

Certificate issuing criteria

Able to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night


This course takes place on the water

More details

A course for those with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night. Each trainee will skipper more challenging passages under the guidance of the instructor.