RYA Day SkipperPut the theory into practice
RYA Day Skipper TheoryLearn how to do it in the class room before going on the water

Intensive RYA Day Skipper Course

Intensive RYA Day Skipper Course Content

The Intensive RYA Day Skipper course is suited to people who have limited time to dedicate to sailing activities or prefer to put the theory into practice straight away.

The pace of life and the responsibilities and commitments of work and the family often leave little time for other activities.  This course is designed for those who have limited time; it is intensive and will not suit everyone.  We have found people learn at different speeds, while some may benefit from an intensive course, other may require time to digest the theory before trying the practical.  If you are unsure if the intensive course will be suitable for you, please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss the options.

Combining the RYA Day Skipper Theory and RYA Day Skipper Practical into one course.  During your Intensive RYA Day Skipper course you will learn the theory and practical knowledge required to skipper a yacht in familiar waters by day. Learn the theory from our base in Hamble before setting off for 5 days to put your theory into practice in the sheltered waters of the Solent.

Sunrise on a milebuilder

After your course
You will be able to skipper a small yacht by day in familiar waters gaining a recognised qualification enabling you to charter your own boat.

Previous experience required Basic sailing skills, or RYA Competent Crew
Duration upto 9 days
Cost £700
Meals ashore and mooring fees, which are split between the students, are not included.

Accommodation is available on the boat for the duration of your course.

We now have a set of RYA Theory Course tuition videos and RYA Day Skipper worksheets to accompany our courses.

Available Dates

Contact us for further information.

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To enable you to fully enjoy the course you will require wet weather gear- a sleeping bag and pillow will also be required. Refer to our comprehensive kit list.

Wondering what to do next?
Why not continue the RYA qualifications and complete the RYA Coastal/YachtMaster Theory course.
Want to experience night sailing and watch systems? Why not join us on one of our milebuilders.
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?
Learn more about the other skipper and crew development courses we offer.

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.

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