COURSE
Weather Course

Course

Weather Course

THIS COURSE REQUIRES SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE. CHECK OUR RYA ROAD TO YACHTMASTER PAGE OR CONTACT US.

COURSE INCLUDES

  • Comprehensive lectures
  • Access to weather charts
  • Reports
  • Forecasting tools
  • Practical exercises
  • Demonstrations of modern weather prediction technologies and apps.
  • Using satellite images and radar for weather analysis.
  • Course materials

Cursus Data

Dates available upon request. We maintain a list and start a course when enough students enroll. Sign up using the ‘reserve’ button.

What will you learn

  • Understanding and interpreting weather charts and reports.
  • Basic principles of meteorology relevant to sailing.
  • Insight into high and low-pressure weather systems.
  • Effects of land and sea on weather patterns.
  • Interpretation of local weather patterns for sailing planning.
  • Integration of weather forecasts into sailing planning and route selection.
  • Using modern technologies and apps for weather prediction.
  • Practical tips for interpreting satellite images and radar.
  • Review and discussion of course material with opportunities for questions.

Certificates

DbN Weather Course Certificate

Next Step ——–

RYA Yachtmaster Theory Course

COURSE SCEDULE

The one-day weather course for sailors provides a comprehensive introduction to the basics of meteorology relevant to sailing. It covers interpreting weather charts and forecasts, understanding weather systems and their impact on sailing conditions, and integrating weather predictions into sailing plans. The course also delves into modern weather technologies and tools. Designed to be interactive, it includes opportunities for questions and discussions, aiming to equip sailors with practical knowledge and skills for safely navigating based on weather conditions.

09:00 – 09:30: Registration and Introduction
Welcome and course objectives.
ntroduction to instructors and participants

09:30 – 11:00: Basic Weather Knowledge
Understanding weather charts and reports.
Basic principles of meteorology relevant to sailing.

11:00 – 11:15: Break

11:15 – 12:45: Weather Systems and Influences
Insight into high and low-pressure systems.
Effects of land and sea on the weather.

12:45 – 13:30: Lunch Break

13:30 – 15:00: Weather Patterns and Sailing Planning
Interpretation of local weather patterns.
Integration of weather forecasts into sailing planning and route selection.

15:00 – 15:15: Break

15:15 – 16:45: Advanced Weather Tools
Use of modern technologies and apps for weather predictions.
Practical tips for interpreting satellite images and radar.

16:45 – 17:00: Conclusion and Questions
Review of the material and answering questions.
Feedback and evaluation of the course.

17:00: Closure
Distribution of participation certificates.
Closing remarks and end of the course.

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