Retail Unit 3, Marina Level,
Al Majara Tower 2, Dubai Marina
Building 2, Yas Marina,
|Continue close quarters handling including turning in a confined area. Learn how to secure to a mooring buoy including approach angle, crew communication, use of a boat hook and how to secure
|Go out to practice area and learn some high-speed maneuvers such as S and U-turns. Understand the use of trim for different speeds and sea conditions.
|Learn how to anchor including what makes a good anchorage, types of anchor, stowage and attachment to the boat, required depth of water, holding ground, method of approach in various conditions of wind and tide, preparation of the anchor, chain, and warp. Learn how to weigh anchor
|Return to base and finish for the day
|Classroom session covering the factors needed to consider when planning a short trip. This will include weather information and it’s sources, tidal information and navigational information from charts. Plan a short trip as a group. Time will also be spent looking at different types of craft and hull forms and the effect this has on handling. Discussion about the different types of engines and drives including their advantages and disadvantages
|Carry out pre planned trip to a local harbour
|Prepare to enter harbour and moor up for lunch. Over lunch there will be a discussion about use and limitations of GPS, handling emergencies such as sinking or being adrift and how to tow or be taken in tow
|Practice Man Overboard including prevention, immediate actions, return to the man and recovery techniques.
|Finish with some more close quarters handling followed by clean up and recovery of RIB
|Debrief and issue of certificates