RYA Day Skipper Theory Course:

A comprehensive introduction to chartwork navigation meteorology and the basics of seamanship. Invaluable for learning how to start making decisions on board and if you are considering taking the Day Skipper practical course.

RYA Day Skipper Course Overview:

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising. 

The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. It can be covered as a series of short sessions or as an intensive 5 day course. 

Course topics include:

  • the basics of seamanship
  • the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
  • chart work
  • electronic charts
  • position fixing
  • plotting a course to steer
  • weather forecasting and meteorology
  • tides
  • collision regulations
  • construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
  • emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, life jackets and life rafts
Duration: 5 days

Previous experience: None

If you are looking to start a career in the superyacht industry then we combine the STCW course with RYA Jet Ski (PWC) and Powerboat courses, ready for your superyacht career.  View our Superyacht Deck Crew Course for more information including pricing.

Course fees

RYA Day Skipper
Theory

£395 Including vat

 

(5 Day course in total)

 

Included in Course Price

 

– Course Pack

– RYA Certificate

 

Starting a Career in the Superyacht Industry?

Take a look at our specialist Superyacht Deck Crew Course.

Course dates and bookings

November 2019

Monday 11th – Friday 15th

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