RYA Day Skipper Theory

The RYA day skipper theory course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology, and the basics of seamanship for competent crew. The course will equip you with enough knowledge to navigate familiar waters daily. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising. 

Assessment: chartwork assessment (1.5hrs), general knowledge assessment (1.5hrs)

 6 day course £450pp

Given our commitment to keep prices as low as possible, in the current economic climate we reserve the right to cancel & reschedule any course which is not fully booked

Course Syllabus

8. Navigational charts and publications

9. Compass

10. Chartwork

11. Tides and tidal streams

12. Visual Aids to Navigation

13. Meteorology 

14. Passage Planning

15. Navigation in restricted visibility

16.  Pilotage 

17. Marine environment 


None, although it is advised all candidates should have completed RYA Helmsman course

What's Included

 Lunch is not included 

Course Dates

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