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MNA Boat Club member John Hayward informs us that a 25% discount is available to members who wish to moor in Ramsgate Harbour. All you have to do is show your membership card and give them a page of the Seafarerafloat leaflet to pin to their paperwork.
Special offer to members of the MNA Boat Club
MNA Boat Club member John Hayward can offer galvanic anodes at prices considerably less than normal. He states that “one of my clubs just paid £150 for two bar anodes for the work boat and were really pleased when I supplied two more slightly heavier for £80. I have in stock standard pear anodes and bar anodes, also 5" and 4" rounds, all at a good price. These could be picked up either at Gillingham Marina or my home address. Would like a couple of days notice, contact me on 01375-845280 or 07572883120”
NMCS are offering a £25 discount on all their training courses. Just quote reference mna14 when booking
NMCS offers a flexible quality learning experience through the combination of study material, self-test exercises, tutor marked assessments and tutors’ guidance which ensure confidence in your navigation and seamanship for safe cruising in both power and sailing boats.Navigationis the art and science of finding your position at sea, of moving in the right direction to your destination and of ensuring that you have chosen a safe route and can stay on it. The use of electronic navigation aids are covered wherever appropriate.Seamanshipis the knowledge of ships and boats in general, their construction and characteristics, the equipment carried and its use, the environment in which they sail (seas, rivers and estuaries), safety precautions and emergency procedures.Meteorologyis the science of the weather - the ally and potential enemy of all small boats. You will need to know sufficient about this subject to interpret and act upon weather forecasts and to prepare your own predictions from your own observations.
We work all the year round. We are proud of our reputation for safety conscious fun and professionalism. Plymouth Sailing School was set up in 1957 and is one of the UK's longest established sea schools. We try hard to accommodate our customers’ requirements - from the complete beginner to the Professional Yachtmaster.Shorebased and Practical courses start and finish at our office and classrooms at Yacht Haven Quay. The yacht practical courses often visit the “Plymouth Yacht Haven Marina” half a mile down river, where the crew can enjoy excellent showers and the 'Bridge' restaurant and bar on the waterfront.Car Parking is free at the boatyard, there is an excellent bus service from Plymouth City Centre (No. 2) and a frequent water taxi from the Mayflower Steps pontoon on the Barbican if you are going to the marina, but it's a long walk from there to the school.