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RYA Day Skipper Shore-Based (Autumn 2023) – CANCELLED
October 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Course schedule RYA Day Skipper (Shore-based) is taught over several sessions. The planned schedule for the Autumn 2023 course is as follows: 17th Oct (Tues) 19:00 - 21:30 21st Oct (Sat) 09:00 - 14:00 24th Oct (Tues) 19:00 - 21:30 31st Oct (Tues) 19:00 - 21:30 4th Nov (Sat) 09:00 - 14:00 7th Nov (Tues) 19:00 - 21:30 14th Nov (Tues) 19:00 - 21:30 18th Nov (Sat) 09:00 - 14:00 21st Nov (Tues) 19:00 - 21:30 28th Nov (Tues) 19:00 - 21:30 5th Dec (Tues) 19:00 - 21:30 9th Dec (Sat) 09:00 - 14:00 12th Dec (Tues) 19:00 - 21:30 Course dates may be subject to change
A comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology, and the basics of seamanship. You will find this course invaluable if you want to learn how to start making decisions on board.
- Nautical Terms
- International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
- Definition of Position, Course and Speed
- Navigational Charts and Publications
- Navigational Drawing Instruments
- Compass usage
- Chartwork and Navigation – Traditional and Electronic Visual Aids to Navigation
- Navigation in Restricted Visibility
- Tides and Tidal Streams
- Passage Planning
- Marine Environment
Course pre-requisites: None
Minimum age: 16 years
Max. pupil : instructor radio: 8:1
Course duration: 40 hours (minimum)
Provided with the course: All course books and light refreshments
Please bring: Pens, 2B pencils, notebook, portland plotter, ring binder.
Training courses are subject to last minute cancellation due to weather, low uptake, or unforeseen circumstances. If your course is cancelled, you will be offered an alternative date or full refund.
Refunds cannot be issued less than 14 days before the Training. You cannot reschedule a training session less than 14 days before the event.