Regulatory practices for recreational craft skipper (PER).
We will carry out the regulatory practices to obtain the PER (Recreational Boat Pattern) with the RO 400, from our School approved by the Valencian Community Council, with a base port in Marina Miramar de Santa Pola.
Current regulations establish that in order to govern a boat you must carry out navigation practices and provide a certificate from an approved school of having carried out the navigation practices stipulated by law.
These practices are mandatory to be able to govern a boat, current legislation establishes that they must have a duration of 16 hours, we carry them out in a single day from 08:00 to 24:00. They will be carried out through the bay of Santa Pola, Guardamar and Isla de Tabarca. The official program published by the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine is followed.
In port, we will plan the route that we are going to take in our bay according to the weather conditions and we will comment on the weather forecast, we will teach you the operation of the different navigation elements.
Programming of the Recreational Boat Skipper navigation practices:
Point 1. Safety and checks before going to sea.
Knowledge and management of safety equipment, review of the critical points of the boat and checks prior to going to sea.
Point 2. Planning of the defeat and fire fighting.
Route planning: Identification of the area to be navigated, status and capacity of the crew, and interpretation of weather forecasts. Fire fighting issues.
Point 3. Motors and electrical installation.
Identification of the elements of the propulsion installation and of the electrical installation. Engine start and function checks.
Point 4. Maintenance of the boat, prevention of contamination and ropes.
Maintenance of the boat and its elements. Precautions depending on the material of the same. Antifouling. Prevention of marine pollution. Handling of ropes and basic knots.
Point 5. Maneuvers.
Dock maneuvers, berths and moorings. Safety speed.
Point 6. Anchoring, surveillance and control of the defeat.
Anchoring maneuver and heading control and RIPA rules. Identification of marks and beacons. Reverse course and precautions in night navigation and with limited visibility.
Point 7. Navigation.
Practical aspects of navigation, such as the determination of the total correction for leading, the situation for delays, leading and GNSS equipment, as well as for graphical estimation. Using the probe and slide. Quick positioning on the chart. Reconnaissance of the coast, delays and safety veril.
Point 8. Safety maneuvers.
Man overboard maneuvering, using the MOB function of the GNSS equipment, and the maneuvers of giving and receiving towing. Precautions in rescue from boat and helicopters will also be taken into account.