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    • 07/10/2018
    • 18/11/2018
    • 6 sessions
    • Ashtead Cricket Club
    Registration is closed

     Description: RYA Day Skipper Theory Course:

    Want enough nautical know-how to navigate around familiar waters by day? Would you like to understand charts, plot a course to steer and know if its going to be sunny or raining on a forthcoming sailing trip? If so, this fantastic course is aimed at you.

    The Channel Sailing Club is teaching this comprehensive introduction to cruising over five Sundays this autumn at the bargain price of £270 for members.

    “This is the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) certified shore based classroom course that teaches the basic theory required to take the RYA yacht based practical day skipper qualification.  Ideal if you need the qualification for a flotilla holiday or to charter a yacht."

    The course takes place at our club house at Ashtead Cricket Club and is lead by RYA instructor and CSC member Ken Fifield.

    It covers the basics of seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, weather, tides and collision regulations.

    Dates are October 7, 14 November 4, 11, 17 and 18.  The class will run from 10am to 5pm each day. 

    The cost includes RYA supplied training materials. Candidates will be expected to provide Breton plotters and dividers.

    Non-club members are welcome but are asked to pay a £30 annual joining fee which gives access to all club events for a year. Non-members should contact Ken Directly

    Places are strictly limited so please apply early to secure your place.   

    Registration closes 30/09/18

    Payment via Paypal

    Organiser:    Ken Fifield        


    • 17/11/2018
    • 09:00 - 17:00
    • Bacchus Sailing School, Haslar, Gosport

     RYA First Aid Course

     RYA approved First Aid Course given by Bacchus Sailing School instructors at Bacchus Sailing, Haslar Marina. Cost includes ceritficate and RYA First Aid book. 

    Cost: £99 if 4 or more attendees 15% reduction on cost will be given.

    To attend please contact David Surman directly.

    Organiser:  David Surman        


    • 01/12/2018
    • 09:00 - 17:00
    • Bacchus Sailing School, Haslar, Gosport

     Description: RYA VHF Radio course -1 day

    Course is  given by Bacchus Sailing School instructors at their school in Haslar Marina. 

    Attendees will be required to undertake 3hours of pre course preparation.

    Costs: £99 including manual 15% reduction for 4 or more attendees.

              £60 Fee for Exam & licence.

    Register and Pay David Surman directly.

    Organiser:  David Surman        


    • 09/03/2019
    • 24/03/2019
    • 2 sessions
    • On the Water

     Description: RYA Competent Crew and Day Skipper Practical Courses

    A great opportunity to take either the Competent Crew or Day Skipper practical course in 5 days over two weekends in 9-10th March, 22-24th March 2019.

    The course will take place in the Solent using Bella of London a 50ft Grand Soliel Yacht. She is very well maintained with every luxury and can be seen at

    Instruction will be by CSC Club Member and RYA Instructor Ken Fifield.

    As the course is being run by Bella Sailing CSC Members are requested to book directly with Bella of London, CSC has no liability and the contract is between the CSC Member and Bella of London. Before booking please ensure you check their terms and conditions. Please use the link below:-

    The cost of the Course is £400. 

    Organiser:  David Surman     
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