Yachtmaster Theory Workshops: an Aigua Sea School Special
Yachtmaster Nautical Theory Workshops
All are welcome to our regular nautical theory workshops. Relaxed and informal sessions where we cover, what we fondly refer to as, ‘the basics’:
- from buoyage and lights
- to vessel day shapes
- fog signals
- flags and
- nautical etiquette
We explore a nautical chart, use a 5011, calculate magnetic variation and understand, and plot, latitude and longitude.
In these theory workshops you will learn about general seamanship and awareness, how to create pilotage plans and we can answer all your questions about the Yachtmaster examinations ahead.
Aigua theory workshops are always free-of-charge and always have been since we first introduced them back in 2008.
The workshops run for around an hour and a half, usually on a Wednesday, the week before each scheduled Yachtmaster navigation theory course.
If the first session piques your interest, or you become aware of the fact that you need to study more before starting your Yachtmaster training, we will schedule further sessions to revise ‘course to steer’ and ‘estimated position’ tidal calculations taking care to use the correct chart symbols. You’ll also learn where to find tidal information from almanacs so we can calculate tidal heights in standard and secondary ports.
Why do we run free of charge workshops?
Originally established to give a boost to the new Yachtmaster candidates, we built on the idea to include all Aigua students. Even ‘Officer of the Watch’ candidates attend to keep their navigation skills up to speed!
The sessions are run by me, Linda (school principal), and it gives me the opportunity to get to know you so that my team and I can best support you through your training program. Our international students find these sessions particularly useful, as it provides a helpful revision of nautical English.
‘Like’ Aigua Sea School on Facebook as we always publish the workshops dates there, and you can book your space directly via the website on the dates below.
*Dates and timings may be subject to change at our discretion. We can arrange the dates to suit your schedule.
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Hi, I did RYA Yachtmaster Ocean shorebased in first week of Sept 2019. Simon Bradshaw (Instructor) is a gem. The best part of the course was when we went out at sea to take sights. I did my PWC on the weekend, the instructor was really good and i had great time on Jetski that…
Amazing experience doing ocean theory with Simon Bradshaw. Aigua Sea School have been the upmost professional operation who genuinely care about their students and their successes. Highly recommended for all!
If your looking for a great place to learn with friendly staff and a really supporting family feel. Then look no further. They have great classroom studying areas with a great program. I had a really great experience with Aigua and with there support got the results I wanted with my Yachtmaster. They have been…
Just finished my YM ocean theory course and have to say that it was a brilliant experience! Lots of support coming from the school and Simon Bradshaw, our instructor. He has enormous experience as a worldwide sailer with vast seamanship knowledge and fabulous teaching skills. Thank you very much Aigua Sea school!!!!