Day Skipper Courses Solent

If you are looking for Day Skipper Courses in the Solent, look no further than Equinox Sailing. Equinox Sailing runs regular Day Skipper Courses in the Solent and have many years’ experience in teaching people how to become a Day Skipper in a safe and comfortable environment.

The RYA Day Skipper Course is made up of two parts, Theory and Practical.

Theory includes

  • Charts and publications
  • Tides and how to use them
  • Weather forecasting
  • Position fixing
  • Use of electronic navigation
  • Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and life rafts

Practical includes

  • How to leave and return from your berth safely.
  • Anchoring,
  • Picking up a mooring buoy,
  • Recover a man over board
  • Navigation
  • Safety on board

For the convenience of those based in London, we offer Day Skipper Theory Courses near St Bart’s Hospital in Holborn on a regular basis. For those short on time or who prefer an intensive learning experience we also offer an Intensive Day Skipper Course which combines theory and practical in a very intense learning atmosphere and as such may not be suitable to everyone, especially those that prefer to gain knowledge at a more leisurely pace.

If you are looking to complete a day skipper course in the Solent and would like to find out more about your options for learning and to find out which course would be right for you, give Equinox Sailing a call on 0207 002 7676 and we will be happy to help you start on the path to becoming a qualified Day Skipper today.

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