RYA Day Skipper Sailing Theory
A comprehensive introduction to chart work, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship for Day Skippers. The RYA Day Skipper Theory Course is essential to give you the knowledge to allow you to safely navigate and sail familiar waters by day.
A comprehensive introduction to seamanship, basic navigation, pilotage, safety procedures and Collision Regulations for use in local waters.
Click here for the full syllabus.
- 5 days
- Monday to Friday 0930 - 1700 (includes exam)
Previous Exerience Required
- None, but some practical experience is desirable
- All course materials including RYA Day skipper course notes book.
- Pen, Pencil & note paper.
- Accommodation with breakfast (if required)
- Lunch, tea and coffee.
- Evening meals.
Price Per Person
- 720€ with accommodation
Bookings & Info
The following courses are confirmed:
- 22nd November 2021
- 7th February 2022
- 7th March 2022
- 4th April 2022
- 2nd May 2022
- 30th May 2022
- 27th June 2022
- 25th July 2022
- 22nd August 2022
- 26th September 2022
- 24th October 2022
- 28th November 2022
Further dates to be confirmed but please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any particular dates in mind.
Note the courses run from the Monday to Friday but we meet you on the Sunday before at 1830 to settle you onto the boat so you are ready to start on the Monday morning in our classroom based in the marina, just 2 mins from your accommodation.
Recommended RYA Books
You will find it useful to do some precourse reading, please click here for our pre course reading handout and i can recommend the following:
|Buy RYA Navigation Handbook at the RYA Shop|
|Buy RYA Navigation Exercises - 2nd Edition at the RYA Shop|
|Buy Navigation Lights and Shapes Cockpit Cards at the RYA Shop|
|Buy Day Skipper Handbook - Sail at the RYA Shop|