LCSC Offshore Practical Training 2003

Competent Crew, Coastal Skipper and Day Skipper

LCSC is pleased to be able to offer to it's members the opportunity to obtain the Competent Crew and Day Skipper certificates (subject to successful completion of the course) on LCSC-organised courses. The course are to be conducted by Peter Hopps (LCSC member and professional Yachmaster Instructor) and will be offered at a greatly reduced cost over standard commercial school rates. The courses will be conducted on Arbitrator, a Sigma 38, and will give you the opportunity to learn with other LCSC members.

No previous experience is required for the Competent Crew course but you'll get the most out of the Day Skipper course if you've already got a few miles under your belt and feel you're ready to take the first step towards skippering a yacht.

Bookings are now being taken for the following LCSC-organised RYA offshore training courses:

RYA Competent Crew/Day Skipper   27th April - 2 May 2003      
RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster   8 March - 14 March 2003   five days preparation + two day assessment
RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster     12 May - 18 May 2003     five days preparation + two day assessment


The cost of the Competent Crew/Day Skipper Course is 300 per person and the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Course is 420 per person. These charges include yacht charter, tuition and provisions. Mooring fees, fuel and foulie hire will be charged extra. Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster candidates will, in addition, have to pay the RYA examination fee which is 127 for Yachtmaster candidates and 110 for Coastal Skipper candidates. More information on all of these courses can be found at

To book a place please contact Peter Hopps by email on


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