Day Skipper

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.

Next Course Dates: 

Evening classes:

Day Skipper evening classes commence Wednesday 25th September 2019 and run every Wednesday from 1900 through to 2100 hrs with breaks matching the school terms. BOOK NOW

Intensive course: (Run over 6 days)

  • Monday 23rd through to Saturday 28th September 2019 BOOK NOW

Course Content:

  • 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

Venue:  Willow Farm, Waltham Lane, Harby, Leicestershire, LE14 4DB

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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