RYA Tidal Day Skipper

Duration 6 Days
Pre Course Experience 5 days, 100 NM, 4 night hours aboard a sailing yacht
Assumed Knowledge Basic navigation and sailing ability. Please Download Brochure for full details
Course Content Preparing the yacht and crew, pilotage, navigation, seamanship and boat handling including sailing to a buoy/anchor and mooring alongside
Expected Learning Outcome Can skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day
Price From €795
Availability 52 Weeks of the Year
Book Links RYA Day Skipper Practical Course Notes
Day Skipper Exercises for Sail and Power
Day Skipper for Sail and Power
RYA Sail Cruising and Yachtmaster Scheme – Syllabus and Logbook
RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes

RYA Tidal Day Skipper Practical Course

You have some yachting experience and a good understanding of navigation. You will passage plan and skipper a yacht on  short passages. You will experience being in charge and taking control of the yacht and the crew. The debrief each day is spent around the chart table discussing the passages and gaining from each other´s experience.

Please note: we also offer a 2 week Day Skipper Special on board the yacht for those of you wishing to pre-study navigation theory – For details click the “DS Special” tab above

“Shared Course Yacht” option for individuals/couples/small groups on 36 to 40ft cruise yachts:

– You get a full 6 days with 4:1 or (larger yacht) 5:1 client to instructor ratio

– You get your own cabin! No-one shares unless by choice when booking

– You learn to sail and berth a clean, modern yacht of between 36ft to 40ft

– You (and we) have fun!

“Exclusive Course Yacht” option for couples, families or groups on 36 to 50ft cruise yachts:

– Instructor only

– Instructor “Plus Hostess”

– Mixed Courses available

– Choose your yacht here

Please click on the tabs above to learn how to gain your RYA certification with Canary Sail in the beautiful, sunny Spanish Canary Islands and follow in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus.

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