This course gives you the chance to take charge on short passages under instruction.
You will concentrate on pilotage boat handling seamanship and navigation.
5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht Navigation to Day Skipper Shorebased and basic sailing ability.
5 days, 3 weekends or 3 days plus 2 days
Preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising
Skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day.
This course is based on the water
The RYA Day Skipper Theory course will take your navigation and theory knowledge to the standard required for the practical course. If you aren’t sure your sailing is up to speed, a RYA Level 2 Dinghy course is good way to learn or refresh your skills.