For the more ambitious skipper to improve their skills, take charge and learn to make full use of the boat on longer, more complex passages.
An important aspect of this course is learning to take command and make decisions resulting in relaxed, well-planned passages and a happy crew. Don't expect to coast through without making the occasional error - learn your strengths and weaknesses and gain knowledge from your mistakes. By the end of the course you should be ready to build on your experience and maybe work towards a Certificate of Competence.
Course duration: 5 days
Minimum age: 17
Previous experience required: 15 days, 2 days as skipper, 300 miles, 8 night hours Assumed knowledge: Navigation to Coastal/Yachtmaster shore based standard, and boat handling to the standard of the Day Skipper practical motor cruising course.