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RYA Day Skipper Theory - 5 days


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Key Course Information

Course Duration: 5 days
Running Times: 09.15 - 17.00
Awarded Certificates:
Minimum standard: Some practical experience is desirable
Minimum Age: 16 yrs
The RYA Day Skipper Theory course provides a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship.
By the end of the week you should have the theoretical knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day.
It is recommended you complete this course prior to doing the RYA Day Skipper practical course.

Key learning points:

Seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides and collision regulations.

This course is classroom based.
Please bring with you
  • Notebook
  • Pens
  • 2B pencils (chartwork)
  • Plotters 
  • Dividers 

This course provides the background knowledge required to undertake the RYA Day Skipper practical course. 


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