LSC Skipper Programme - 5 Day (Sat-Wed) Coastal Skipper Course

This is a 5-day coastal skipper course for those who are currently at Day Skipper level and are interested in skippering trips in 2013.


Who should attend

Anyone who wants to progress but also... Following our earlier meetups there is a group of members who are at Day Skipper level and want to progress to skippers for 2013. This course has been organised specifically for them, you can join if you like.



Day Skipper or above experience + 300nm.

It is also expected that you will have done some revision on signals, lights, sounds and collision regs.


What will be covered

- Passage planning

- Preparation for sea

- Pilotage

- Passage making and ability as skipper

- Yacht handling under power

- Yacht handling under sail

- Adverse weather conditions

- Emergency situations



Meet at Waterloo station by ticket office at 5.30/6pm and then take train to Southampton Airport Parkway + Taxi Or meet Hamble Point Marina anytime from 6pm.


Cost & Motivation

£491.20/per person - max. 5 people + Food/Fuel/Mooring

This is a not for profit course (no margin is being added by HPYC) to help get more LSC members as qualified skippers so that there are more trips.. It's virtually impossible to get a 5 day course Sat-Weds so this is a rare opportunity to get the course with minimal time off.