Day Skipper

Practice Chart Work

The RYA Day Skipper shorebased course follows on from the RYA Essential Navigation and Safety Course. The Day Skipper shore-based course is ideally suited to prospective new skippers. The skills learnt on this course are essential for those wishing to continue with the RYA Training Scheme and complete the RYA Day Skipper Practical  course. Upon successful completion you should have sufficient knowledge and understanding to navigate around familiar tidal and non tidal waters by day.

Day Skipper

Next Course Dates: 

Intensive course (Run over 6 days)

Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th, Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th Saturday 24th, concluding Sunday 25th February 2018 (Four places Left)

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Venue 23 Stathern Lane, Harby, LE14 4DA

Course Content:

Day Skippers receive their Certificates

  • Nautical terms
  • Safety at Sea
  • International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
  • Chartwork
  • Tides
  • Course to Steer, Estimated Position
  • GPS
  • Aids to Navigation
  • Passage Planning
  • Pilotage
  • Meteorology

Prior knowledge: None, although some experience desirable

Course Duration: 40 hours learning plus two assessment papers

Award: RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Course Certificate

Cost: £299.00 + RYA Student Course pack £48.50

A £50.00 deposit secures your place

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