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– Start Skippering


Moving onto step two of the Keelboat Program, you will now advance your sailing skills and safety knowledge to enable you to skipper a boat, unsupervised, in sheltered waters. 

This course includes navigation, interpreting weather & environmental conditions, basic boat maintenance, sailing backwards, assessing risks on-board and actions to be taken in an emergency.  You are really starting to become an inshore mariner!

This course is suitable for those who have may have completed the Start Crewing and Start Helming courses and who have started to gain some valuable sailing experience by spending time on-water and sailing regularly.