Nicholas Heess, Gabby Bathgate, Mark Barrett and I started our weekend course with Tony Riley on a bright breezy early February morning. This is a new course, thus a… Read More »New Pilotage Training Course, or … Going into Bembridge in The Dark
The first PYC Day skipper course, post-Covid, started on the evening of 3 October under the expert guidance of Tony Riley. The course was a landmark as it showed that… Read More »PYC Day Skipper Course-the first post Covid
By Peter Lloyd – posted in September newsletter As part of my PYC Skipper Appraisal, I had a night navigation exercise from Osbourne Bay to Portsmouth. This seemed fairly… Read More »Notice to Mariners from Queen’s Harbour Master (QHM)
by David Freemantle – posted in June newsletter There may be many reasons why you have not yet become a Club Skipper. Perhaps you think you are not ready, that… Read More »A New Club Skipper’s Story – a Tale of Two Halves!
Getting to Yachtmaster prep week Over my sailing career I’ve concluded that I’m something of a Jonah when it comes to training. The first time I did the Coastal… Read More »Yachtmaster Exam-If At First You Don’t Succeed…