THE ESSENTIAL WEATHER COURSE FOR ALL SAILORS
(Full day course, 10am to 4pm, tutored by Dr. Simon Keeling)
|Why attend?||Learning highlights|
|Make the most of your sailing time||Spotting weather trends|
|Improve your DIY forecasting||Fronts, highs & lows, the atmosphere,
clouds, risk assessing sailing hazards
|Suitable for all levels of sailor||Airmasses, the weather they bring and
how they affect you
|It's great fun!||Wind forecasting techniques|
|Simon says ... "This course teaches what you really need to know about sailing weather. It will keep you safe and maximise enjoyment for you and your crew."|
Who is it for?
Suitable for beginners novices and those who wish to know more about the wind, weather and why it happens.
Above and beyond the RYA syllabus
The aim of this course is to give a background into meteorology and make it accessible for all. We deal with all aspects of the RYA Level 1 meteorology syllabus, but also explain much more about what causes weather, forecasting and its effects.
What topics are covered?
We deal with topics such as The Atmosphere, Global circulation, Frontal systems, Pressure systems, Air masses, Cloud development & forecasting, using weather charts, followed by a Q & A session.
What is included?
Lectures, lunch and refreshments throughout the day are all included, as are course materials.
What time does the course start & end?
The course last for a full day and runs from 10am to approximately 4.00pm.
Where is the course held?
At the Weatherweb Weather Centre in Wombourne, Staffordshire, WV5 9JD. The Centre is adjacent to the A449, 20 minutes from the M40 & M5.
How much does the course cost?
The cost is £160.
This must be paid in advance. You can book online now.
Payment is due 28 days prior to start of course. Cancellations are only excepted after this in extraordinary circumstances.