Yachtmaster 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.
Aigua workshops are always free-of-charge and always have been since we first introduced them back in 2008.
The workshops run for around 2 hours, usually on a Thursday, 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.
In these 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.
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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|10 April||View Details|
|24 April||View Details|
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|05 June||View Details|
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Super team and great experience! The best!! Thanks for everything!
Just passed my Yachtmaster with this bunch and can’t recommend them highly enough. From the moment I walked through the door I felt really welcome, all the staff were great and explained everything really clear, definitely will be back for more courses!! Thanks guys !!
Very friendly people. I am Spanish and my English is not very good but they care about this and I could get my ticket. Spanish people thinking in the Yachtmaster course definitely ask for Aigua Sea School in Palma.
Linda, you helped me believe that I was capable of achieving my Yachtmaster despite the set backs I had, I can’t thank you enough, also for taking your own time to run through some things with me so I felt more confident. THANK YOU. Johns theory classes were very interesting, he is so passionate, organized…