Shore-based theory courses are designed to complement our practical courses. Taking one of these courses will enable you to extend your knowledge to develop your skills in a specific area.
Essential Navigation and Safety OnlineAn introduction to the basic theoretical knowledge required to take a boat to sea including; navigation, weather, rules of the road, safety and passage planning. Click here for more information.
Day Skipper Theory Online
Course topics include:
-the basics of seamanship
-the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
-plotting a course to steer
-weather forecasting and meteorology
-construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
-emergency and safety procedures including distress calls,use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts