Day Skipper Theory Course Online
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 aproximately
The courses are taught by Navathome, a center recognized by RYA for specialized courses in online courses.
Conditions and requirements
- Plotter and brass dividers
- 2 RYA training charts.
- RYA training Almanac
- Voucher to acces RYA plotter simulator.
- Day Skipper course notes.
- Acces US versión Admiralty list of charts.
- Boat Handling animated lessons.
- Mini radar simulator.
- Help from our instructors.
- RYA Day Skipper Certificate
The pack will be sent in 24 hour of booking. Six months of free acces. The acces to learning material after completion up to two years
Course topics include:
-Coastal navigation and pilotage essentials.
-Plotting a course to steer.
-Weather forecasting and meteorology.
-Tides and tidal streams.
-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.