Descrizione del corso

Una completa introduzione al carteggio, alla navigazione, alla meteorologia e alle basi dell’arte marinaresca per diventare un efficiente e competente membro dell’equipaggio. Questo corso è indispensabile se si vuole iniziare a imparare a prendere decisioni a bordo.

Formato del corso

The day skipper-shore-based course will find it invaluable if you want to learn how to start making decisions on board.
This Theory Course introduces the students to the concepts of navigation (plotting a course, dead reckoning, etc), basic meteorology and reading weather forecasts, seamanship from nautical terms to safety at sea, the compass, and the basics of anchoring and materials used for lines and sails. We introduce lights and navigation aids such as buoys and markers and sound signals in limited visibility.

Cosa imparerai

  • the basics of seamanship
  • the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
  • chartwork
  • electronic charts
  • position fixing
  • plotting a course to steer
  • weather forecasting and meteorology
  • tides
  • collision regulations
  • construction, parts, and equipment of a cruising boat
  • emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares,
  • safety harnesses, lifejackets, and liferafts

Dettagli del corso

The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. It can be covered as a series of short sessions, as an intensive week-long course.

Prerequisiti per il corso

No prerequisite is necessary.
We recommend a basic understanding of the sailing theory

Prossimo passo

Day Skipper practical course

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