This on-line 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. Delivered by our partners “Splash Sea School”, this course is offered to those also partaking in practical courses with Canary Sail at a discounted package
Approx. 40 hours
No previous knowledge is required. It is likely you have your RYA Competent Crew or some previous sailing experience.
Introducing and building the student up to a competent level of navigation of a small craft. The course includes position plotting, allowing for tides, interpreting lights and shapes used and understanding the rules of the road that apply to all vessels. Meteorology is another key area covered in the RYA Day Skipper Theory Course and leads the student to good understanding of the effects of weather systems on vessels at sea.
This course is the ideal method to advance to your next level – RYA Tidal Day Skipper Practical Course on board the yacht. On successful completion you will receive an official RYA certificate signed by your Instructor
10% off Splash price at time of booking
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