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Start Yachting

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Suggested Pre-Course Experience:

None

Recommended Knowledge:

None

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Ability After Course:

Basic knowledge of yachting

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Minimum Duration:

2 Days

Course Content:

Steering a yacht

Sail handling

Ropework

Safety on board

Prices:

High Season: £220

Low Season: £220

Competent Crew

Day Skipper

Call: 01590 688007
Fax:
01590 676470
Email: info@LYCevents.co.uk

The Solent Offers Excellent Sailing For Our RYA Courses Our Experienced Staff & Fleet Of Yachts Are Perfectly Matched For Your Training Experience  Learn To Sail or Improve Your Skills In Beautiful Yachts On The Solent The Onboard Accommodation Is Clean, Warm & Comfortable Learn In A Supportive, Team Environment Our Courses Range From Beginner To Advanced Our Friendly Team of Experienced Skippers Are Ready To Help You Achieve Your Sailing Goals The Solent Offers Excellent Sailing For Our RYA Courses Choose From Any Of The Courses Detailed On This Page Our RYA Accredited, Experienced Teachers Achieve Great Results

Coastal Skipper

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What's Included

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Start Yachting or Build & Refresh Your Existing Skills With LYC Sea School

Where better to learn to sail than with a highly experienced charter company? As an RYA Recognised Training Centre we can offer the full range of RYA sailing courses from beginner to Yacht master preparation including competent crew, day skipper and coastal skipper.

Our Sea School is led by a fully qualified Yachtmaster Instructor (Ocean) who has over 18000 miles under his belt. We offer courses all year round for both individuals and groups, or we can arrange for private tuition aboard your own boat (POA). Upon successful completion of the course you will be issued with the relevant certification as prescribed by the RYA.

There are a number of courses available depending upon your experience and future sailing plans. Please see further details and pricing below.

Suggested Pre-Course Experience:

None

Recommended Knowledge:

None

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Ability After Course:

Useful Crewmember

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Minimum Duration:

5 Days

Course Content:

Basic Seamanship

Basic Helmsmanship

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Prices:

High Season: £550

Low Season: £500

Suggested Pre-Course Experience:

5 Days, 400 Hours, 4 Night Hours

Recommended Knowledge:

Navigation to Day Skipper shorebased and basic sailing ability

Ability After Course:

Skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day

Minimum Duration:

5 Days

Course Content:

Basic Pilotage

Boat Handling

Seamanship

Navigation

Prices:

High Season: £550

Low Season: £500

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Suggested Pre-Course Experience:

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

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Recommended Knowledge:

Navigation to Coastal skipper shorebased standard. Sailing to Day skipper practical standard.

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Ability After Course:

Skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night

Minimum Duration:

5 Days

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Course Content:

Skippering techniques for coastal & offshore passages

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Prices:

High Season: £650

Low Season: £550

INCLUDED

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• 5:1 maximum on all RYA courses.

Lower Ratios available (POA)

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• Shared cabins on 40' yacht

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• Oilskins if required

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• All breakfasts & lunches onboard

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• Two onboard evening meals

(courses of 5 nights or more)

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• Showers

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• Onsite Parking

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NOT INCLUDED

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• Marina fees are split amongst crew

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• Any meals ashore

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• Bedding & towels

Yachtmaster Prep

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Suggested Pre-Course Experience:

50 days, 5 as skipper, 2500 miles, 5 passages over 60 miles, including 2 as skipper, up to half of this can be non-tidal.

Recommended Knowledge:

Navigation to at least Coastal Skipper Shore based level. Boat handling all weathers, man overboard, safety - particularly the collision regulations, meteorology.

Ability After Course:

Prepared for the Yachtmaster examination.

Minimum Duration:

5 days + 2 for RYA Yachtmaster examination.

Course Content:

Assessment and coaching of all the disciplines required to pass the RYA Yachtmaster Offshore exam, from mooring under sail, to “blind” navigation exercises

Prices:

High Season: £650

Low Season: £550

A separate fee of £155 for the Yachtmaster Exam must be paid directly to the RYA before the exam is taken.

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