Sept-Oct RYA Day Skipper Theory – 10 evenings + 1 Weekend Course

September 25, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
London office
6 Snow Hill
London EC1A 2AY
Equinox Sailing
020 7002 7676

This courses is run over 10 evenings (18:30-22:00) (Tuesday and Thursday evenings for 5 weeks) and then 1 weekend of revision and exams.

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.

Subjects include:-

  • 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

Short on time why not try our Intensive Day Skipper course that combines RYA Day Skipper Theory and RYA Day Skipper Practical into one course.

We now have a set of RYA Theory Course tuition videos to accompany all our theory courses

Previous experience required None
Duration 40 hours
Max instructor ratio 12:1
Cost £350


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

Booking Form

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?

RYA One Day Courses
RYA VHF Course
RYA First Aid
RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
RYA Sea Survival Course
Learn more about the One Day Courses we offer.

If you have any other question please contact us or check out our FAQ page

Earn Equinox Sea Miles for the nautical miles you sail with us and redeem them against further Equinox events.
Or perhaps purchase Equinox Sea Miles as a gift for a fellow sailor.

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