Club Cruiser Code:YPC1

Inhore Skipper Theory Code: YPC2T

Inshore Skipper Practical Code: YPC2P

Yachtmaster Theory Code: YPC3T

Coastal Skipper Practical Code: YPC3P

Club Cruiser Code:YPC1

                   Start your cruising adventures competently and in safety or crew

                   effectively on a short handed cruising yacht.

AYF:            Competent Crew

Format:       3 x 4 hr & 1 x 12+ hr on board - 4 x 3 hr theory

Subjects:     Theory of Sailing - Safety Rules - Yacht Design - Equipment and layout - Mooring, berthing and anchoring -

                   Deck Work - Emergency procedures - Handling Gear - Maintenance and Repairs - Weather - Practical Navigation -

                   Radio - Distress signals - Sail handling - Ropework - Terminology - Avoiding Collisions - Manners and Customs -

                   Weather; Boat Handling - Rules of the Road - Dinghies - Helmsmanship - Sailing -Engines.

Inhore Skipper Theory Code: YPC2T

                   Lay the foundation for cruising inshore waters in safety.

AYF:            Inshore

Format:       Unit 1: Seamanship & Meteorology - 5 x 3 hr

                   Unit 2: Inshore Navigation - YPN1 - 7 x 3 hr

Subjects:      Unit 1 -Terminology - Ropework - Anchoring and Berthing - Safety - Collision Regs. - Sailing Theory - Towing -

                   Stability - Meteorology.

                   Unit 2 - See YPN1 - Navigation Courses

Inshore Skipper Practical Code: YPC2P

                   Acquire the skills that will ensure your safety and enjoyment cruising

                   inshore waters.

AYF:            INSHORE

Format:       3 x 4 hr & 1 x 15 hr on board

Subjects:     Preparation for Sea - Yacht Preparation - Crew Organisation - Navigation - Deck Work - Meteorology - Sail Handling

                   Collision Regs. - Maintenance and Repairs - Emergencies - Boathandling - Buoyage - Passage Planning.

Yachtmaster Theory Code: YPC3T

AYF:            Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster

Format:       Unit 1: Pilotage: 4 x 3 hr

                   Unit 2: Coastal Navigation: 8 x 3 hr

                   Unit 3: Safety: USL code Req.'s

Subjects:     Unit 1: Pilotage - Visual Aids - Bouyage - Lights - Meteorology - Echo Sounders

                   RDF - Rules - Logs - Signals - Anchoring - Emergencies

                   Unit 2 : Position and Speed - Charts and Publications - Navigation Instruments

                   Dead Reckoning and Estimated Position - Position Lines - Compasses

                   Position Fixing - Coastal Navigation - Restricted Visability - Deck Log

                   Tides and Current

                   Unit 3:  Safety - Vessel Design & Construction - Maintenance & Repairs

                   Stability - Radar

Coastal Skipper Practical Code: YPC3P

                   Acquire the Skills that will ensure your safety and enjoyment cruising coastal waters.

AYF:            Coastal Skipper

Format:       3 x 4 hr & 1 x 15 hr on board

Subjects:     Preparation for Sea - Yacht Handling - Adverse Weather Conditions at Sea

                   Emergency Situations - Skipper Skills