Sept-Oct RYA Day Skipper Theory – 10 evenings + 1 weekend (course full)

Sept-Oct RYA Day Skipper Theory – 10 evenings + 1 weekend (course full)

When:
11 October 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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Where:
RYA Day Skipper Theory Weekend
6 Snow Hill
London EC1A 2AY
UK
Cost:
£300
Contact:
Equinox Sailing
020 7002 7676

This course 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?

If you're 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.

RYA Theory Course Videos

We now have a set of RYA Theory Course tuition videos and Equinox Sailing Manual to accompany all our theory courses.

Course Details

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

All training materials, RYA almanac and exams are included.
You will need to bring a pen, 2B pencil, eraser, paper and a Portland plotter and dividers.
We can provide a Portland plotter and dividers for £23. If you would like to order a set please mention when booking your course.

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