Sailing Weather School (Part 1) – LIVE ONLINE COURSE


Sailing Weather School Part 1 (Online course) – Delivered over two sessions (dates TBC), 0930-1200hrs

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(Delivered live =by Dr. Simon Keeling over 2 x sessions, 6-hours total. Limited availability)

Why attend? Learning highlights
tickMaximise your flying opportunities

tickSpotting weather trends
tickLearn how to DIY forecast

tickFronts, highs & lows, the atmosphere,
clouds, risk assessing hazards
tickSuitable for all from pre-PPL to ATPLtickAirmasses, the weather they bring and
how they affect you
tickIt's great fun!tickWind forecasting at all levels
simon-keeling-813029616Simon says ... "The tick box exercise of the PPL leads to little actual weather knowledge. This course teaches you what you need to know to get the most from your flying."
aeroplaneDelegates say ... "What a great course! Outstanding and pertinent content delivered perfectly. Many thanks!"

How is the course delivered?How is the course delivered?
Live via Zoom and aviable on desktops, tablets and smartphones, the course is presented live by Dr. Simon Keeling.
Broken down into two manageable sessions, this online course is the same as our classroom based course of the same name.

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, handouts, full access to Simon and a completion certificate at the end of the course.

What time does the course start & end? 
The course is run over two consecutive Saturday morning sessions from 9.30am to 12.30pm with breaks included.

Where is the course held?
It’s online and you can access it from anywhere the world with a stable internet connection.

How much does the course cost? 
The cost is £249 which includes all handouts and course certificate as well as ongoing questions for Simon.
This must be paid in advance. Numbers are restricted so that everyone gets the maximum from the course, and you can book your place now.