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RYA Day Skipper (Shorebased)
October 12 - October 21£250.00 – £300.00
Day Skipper Theory
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 introduce you to night cruising.
|Course Aims||To provide sufficient knowledge to navigate in familiar waters by day with a basic introduction to navigation lights for night cruising.|
|Course Content||The 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 course||To safely navigate in familiar waters by day|
The course is taught over five day-long learning sessions on the following dates and comprises two exam papers:
- Fri 12th October 2018
- Sat 13th October 2018
- Sun 14th October 2018
- Sat 20th October 2018
- Sun 21st October 2018