02 May School Holiday Sailing Program
The school holidays are around the corner and we have an exciting school holiday sailing program planned! Whether you’re looking for three weeks of sailing adventure, or you want to get a head start on your future yachting career, this program will tick all the boxes.
**This course has passed
Ages: 16 years +
Dates: 17 June – 5 July 2019
Where: Cape Town and Langebaan
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WEEK ONE: Competent Crew Course
A practical course in Langebaan where you live onboard our boat for 5 days and learn the basics of being a crew member. During this week you will cover 100NM of sailing and 4 night hours.
Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat, her rigging and sails, sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety equipment, man overboard, emergency equipment, meteorology, seasickness, helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs, rules of the road, dinghies
WEEK TWO: Day Skipper Theory
This course provides a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship. This course takes place at our learning centre in Kloof Street, Cape Town.
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.
WEEK THREE: Day Skipper Practical – Langebaan
Return to the boat in Langebaan to practice everything you learned during the theory week. During this week you will cover 100NM of sailing and 4 night hours.
Preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising.
At the end of the three weeks you will walk away with an RYA Day Skipper Sail qualification. An RYA Day Skipper has the ability to operate a small cruising yacht or motorboat on shorter, coastal cruises during daylight.
|Start Date||Name Details||Location||Price||Status|
|June 17, 2019||Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa||This course has passed|
|June 24, 2019||201 Buitenkloof Studios, 8 Kloof St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001||This course has passed|
|July 1, 2019||Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa||This course has passed|
- World-class certified training by instructors with years of experience
- Training on our sailing yacht
- Accommodation is included during on our boat during practical weeks
- Theory course pack
What’s not included:
- Accommodation during weekends and the theory week
- Meals are not included
- Transport between Langebaan and Cape Town
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There are limited spots available for each of the courses in the School Holiday Sailing Program. For more additional info, please use the contact form below and we will get back to you shortly: