A course for those who wish to explore coastal locations by dinghy and develop basic navigational skills sufficient for a short journey.

Build confidence and practical knowledge of passage planning. The course requires an understanding and competence of the Level 2 Basic Skills or Level 3 Better Sailing courses.

  • Minimum age16 yrs
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Prior experience: Level 2/3
  • Ratio of students 3:1


  • Sailing theory and background
  • Plan and undertake a day sail
  • Navigation
  • Tidal heights and streams
  • First Aid
  • Meteorology