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RYA Day Skipper Shorebased

The first step towards becoming a yacht skipper, although it requires no previous knowledge some practical experience is desirable.

Required Experience

No previous knowledge some practical experience is desirable.

You will need navigation instruments for this course.

Course Fee

£385

Course Dates (2017)

  • 20th - 24th February
  • 27th - 31st March
  • 16th - 21st April
  • 29th May - 2nd June
  • 24th - 28th July

Description

This course is the first step towards becoming a yacht skipper, although it requires no previous knowledge some practical experience is desirable. The course will give you theoretical knowledge to attain your Day skipper qualification. Covering all seamanship subjects from basic navigation and pilotage to weather, rules of the road and safety.

You will need navigation instruments for this course. We suggest a Portland Course Plotter £14.99 and a set of 7" dividers £14.95

We can supply these along with any of the publications from our chandlery shop.

Suggested reading before the course

The RYA booklet G2 Collision Regulations £4.99

The RYA Navigation Handbook £15.75 and Book of Navigation excersises £13.65

5011 Symbols and Abbreviations Admiralty chart list. (very useful if you intend to own your own boat). £9.60