RYA Day Skipper Shore-Based (Autumn 2023)
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.
Please be aware this course is subject to last minute cancellation due to weather, low uptake or unforeseen circumstances.