Passage Day – Falmouth / Helford / Fowey 23rd August

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23rd July Passage Day

If you own your own powerboat (and you can even if you haven’t) come and join  our passage day to Falmouth and the Helford River. Passage planning, weather, tides and comms reviewed at Fowey Maritime the evening before and then meet up at 0900 for a great day. We provide full support to the Rally and arrange moorings for lunch and be alongside you for any problems. Confidence building in a group.

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Meet at 1800 Monday 22nd at Fowey Maritime Centre for passage plan meeting. (2 hours)
1) Passage plan completion – I will provide charts etc., to cover. Course to steer, way points, distances, tides, weather conditions and ports of refuge. Known hazards and areas to avoid or be cautious of.
2) Safety briefing. Discuss boats being used, safety equipment, cruising speeds, fuel consumption, VHF comms, working channel,lifejackets, clothing
Meet at 0830 on Tuesday 23rd in Fowey Harbour on Tuesday morning boats all prepared and ready to go, exit Fowey circa 0900 ) I will recheck weather prior to.
On the day I will act as lead boat and provide assistance and direction. I will also have an experienced spare skipper with me. Spare fuel and tools in case of a breakdown! I am also happy to provide any help / advice and tuition along the way. Most of you have completed PBL2’s with me and the trip will not be onerous.
If the weather is good we will have a great day, provide you with confidence to go further afield and is a great passage to make if you are thinking of taking the next steps with intermediate or advanced power courses.
We will cover 60nm+ in the day! and take in some of the great parts that Cornwall has to offer!