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Becoming a Confident Skipper - Part 3

How to become a Confident Skipper – part 3In the previous parts of our becoming a confident skipper blog, we looked at two fundamental principles – knowing where you are and where the hazards are, and gaining further practical sailing experience.Once you have amassed a varied experience, fixed a few things whilst on the move and become used to all

What’s the Coastal thingy between Day Skipper and Yachtmaster?

This is one of the most asked questions we receive at Sailing Logic HQ. Everyone knows you start with RYA Competent Crew, on to your RYA Day Skipper, then you do some stuff yourself and take your Yachtmaster. If you’re not good enough you do the Coastal - right? Erm, actually no. The RYA Coastal Skipper and RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Coastal

Becoming a Confident Skipper - Part 2

Continuing our series on becoming a confident skipper we consider the importance of time on the water. In part 1 we looked at avoiding a collision, both with another boat and land. By ensuring you know EXACTLY where you are at all times and where the danger spots are, you can reduce the risk of running aground. Familiarisation w

Day Skipper to Confident Skipper (Part 1)

RYA courses are brilliant at covering a HUGE amount of information in a short amount of time. They are intense, great fun and completely absorbing.  After completing an RYA Day Skipper course you will have been taught the necessary skills to skipper a yacht (by day in familiar waters). However, you may have been taught it but how much

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