12 Oct: RYA Day Skipper Navigation Course
This winter at HYC, the Cruising Group invites you to earn your shorebased navigation certification with David Jerrard of Seacraft. A most useful theory course, giving you the background knowledge necessary to crew or skipper a yacht in familiar waters, this course will run on Wednesday evenings at 7pm, beginning on 12 October and running through February.
Its official description says that it covers the following: seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, buoyage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations.
David Jerrard of Seacraft, a HYC member, will be well known to those of you who have done VHF, Essential Nav, or ICC courses. The course costs €560, including the full course pack.