RYA Day Skipper Theory Course
Shorebased course included:
- 40 hours course
- Theory Pack (RYA books, charts, plotter and divider)
- Written exam
- Theory course certificate
A complete introduction to the theory of sailing. This RYA Day Skipper Theory Course equips you with enough knowledge to sail familiar waters during the day. It includes a basic knowledge of lights to introduce you to night sailing.
Duration: The course is delivered over 40 hours with two exams over 5 intensive days.
|Type||Start date||Finish date||Schedule||Exam|
|SHOREBASED||05/02/2024||09/02/2024||9:30 - 18:30||CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT|
|SHOREBASED||22/04/2024||26/04/2024||9:30 - 18:30||CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT|
Conditions and requirements
Language of instruction: English
Minimum age: 16
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.
At the end of this course, if you pass the written exam, you will obtain a Day Skipper Theory Certificate.