This courses is run over 3 weekends.
RYA Day Skipper Theory Course Content A comprehensive introduction to navigation and safety, 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.
- 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 liferafts
We now have a set of RYA Theory Course tuition videos to accompany all our theory courses
Previous experience required None
Duration 40 hours plus assessments and homework
All training materials, Almanac and exams are included.
You will need to bring – Pen, 2B pencil, eraser, paper and a Portland plotter and dividers.
We can provide a Portland plotter and dividers for £20 please mention when ordering
Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue your RYA qualifications and attend a RYA Day Skipper course
Have a taste for sailing and would like some more experience? Why not come out cruising with us?
Fancy something a little faster? Why not come out racing or on a race training course?