A good captain must be able to handle his ship, using his knowledge base from previous experiences on his vessel and different weather conditions he has sailed in throughout his career. There will always be variables that he will need to consider, evaluate and then adapt to suit the current situation to ensure a successful outcome. The weather can be adverse, but we can use it for the best manoeuvring result. Knowing the foundational basics is the best starting point.
The information in this course will include gaining a more excellent knowledge of the weather and its phenomena, particularly the wind and its influence on the sea. Currents and tides are of great importance. We will improve your understanding. We also provide three practical examples of manoeuvres in particular conditions.
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