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RYA Dayskipper Theory (Shorebased) Evening Classes

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 26, 2019

£269.00 – £349.00

A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers.

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included, to provide an introduction to night cruising.

Taught over 12 sessions our Day Skipper evening classes provide the ideal way to accommodate a course which is usually a large time commitment around a busy life.

Classroom dates:

Sat 12th January 2019 (All day)
Tue 15th January 2019 (Evening)
Tue 22nd January 2019 (Evening)
Tue 29th January 2019 (Evening)
Tue 12th February 2019 (Evening)
Tue 19th February 2019 (Evening)
Tue 26th February 2019 (Evening)
Tue 5th March 2019 (Evening)
Tue 12th March 2019 (Evening)
Tue 19th March 2019 (Evening)
Tue 26th March 2019 (Evening)

During the course there will be one additional Saturday class, which will be jointly agreed with all the attendees.

Course AimsTo provide sufficient knowledge to navigate in familiar waters by day with a basic introduction to navigation lights for night cruising.           
Assumed KnowledgeNone
Minimum AgeNone
Course ContentThe basics of seamanship, essentials of coastal navigation, chartwork, position fixing, plotting a course, weather forecasting, tides, collision regulations, construction and equipment of a cruising boat, emergency and safety procedures and equipment.
Abilty after courseTo safely navigate in familiar waters by day
Applicable CraftAll
Formally assessedYes


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February 19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£269.00 – £349.00
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Royal Torbay Yacht Club
12 Beacon Terrace
Torquay,TQ1 2BH,United Kingdom
01803 292006