RYA Day Skipper Theory

Duration 5 Days
Assumed Knowledge It is advised to pre-learn day shapes and lights prior to joining this course
Course Content Knowledge of safety on board, parts of a boat, rigging and sails, anchoring, emergency procedures, meteorology, navigation including position fixing, plotting, tidal height and drift, pilotage, passage planning, course to steer, estimated position and collision regs. The course includes two test papers covering general assessment and chart work
Expected Learning Outcome This course is the ideal method to advance to your next level – Day Skipper Practical Course on board the yacht. On successful completion you will receive an official RYA certificate signed by your Instructor
Price From €725
Availability Please contact us for dates of your choice
Book Links RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes

RYA Tidal Day Skipper Theory Course - Shorebased Course

This course offers aspiring yacht skippers a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of theory including chart work, navigation and meteorology together with basic seamanship. A starting point for those wishing to learn to lead a crew and take control of a sailing yacht by making decisions as skipper on board. This theory course is delivered in our purpose built, air conditioned classroom with a maximum of 4 students.

Please see our two week Day Skipper Special for an alternative method of achieving Day Skipper Practical qualification – all on board the yacht!

View our brochure for a list of the “Course Content” you will understand by the end of your 5 day (usually Sunday to Thursday) RYA Day Skipper Theory course with Canary Sail

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