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Day Skipper Theory Online


Description

Day Skipper Theory Course Online is an introduction to the theory of yachting, the basics of seamanship and essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage.

Previous experience:  None.

Duration: 50 hours approximately

The courses are taught by SkipperOnline, a center recognized by RYA for specialized courses in online courses.

Conditions and requirements

Prices includes:

  • 14 lessons
  • More than 30 quizzes and exercises that check your understanding of each topic
  • 1000s of 3D images, animations, videos, downloadable resources and external references
  • Instructor Support 7 days a week
  • 12 months access
  • Unlimited exam attempts
  • RYA Course Completion Certificate when you’ve passed your exams
  • 2 RYA Training Charts
  • The RYA Training Almanac
  • Course Handbook

 

Syllabus

Course topics include:
-Seamanship basics.
-Coastal navigation and pilotage essentials.
-Chartwork.
-Electronic charts.
-Plotting a course to steer.
-Weather forecasting and meteorology.

-Tides and tidal streams.
-Collision regulations.
-Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat.
-Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, etc.
-Safety harnesses, lifejackets and life-rafts.

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