Format Options

Intensive Courses at Chatham:
5 Days (Mon – Fri, 0900 – 1700)


2.5 Weekends (eg Sat, Sun + Sat, Sun, + Sat (0900 – 1700))all

Combined Day Skipper Theory and Practical at Chatham:
9 Days (Theory: Sat to Tue 0900 – 1700 in classroom. Practical: 1800 Tue – 1500 Sunday on the yacht.   Full details here.

Hybrid Course – Home Study AND 15 hours of Evening Classes in Chatham or London:
Complete Home study materials provided.  And 5 Evening classes (1 per week – 1830 to 2130).

Home Study (Distance Learning)
Comprehensive Home study materials provided.

Full details of all options – see downloadable PDF

Previous Knowledge/Experience

None essential but some boating experience (eg a competent crew course or helmsman course) is desirable.  Some prior reading recommended.


There is no minimum or maximum age limit.

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