This course is ideal for those who want to progress their night pilotage skills, but might not yet have the experience required for the Coastal Skipper course.
Boat handling to the standard of the Day Skipper practical course
Theory knowledge to the standard of the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Offshore shorebased course, a VHF/SRC certificate and first aid
2 days including 1 evening
17 years old. (Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent and or guardian).
Passage planning, preparation for sea, pilotage, passage making and responsibility as a skipper (daylight hours), use of radar, boat handling, dealing with adverse weather conditions, dealing with emergency situations, night cruising
Ability After the Course
Able to undertake more advanced passages by day and night.