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RYA Day Skipper (Shorebased)

October 12, 2018 - October 21, 2018

£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 AimsTo provide sufficient knowledge to navigate in familiar waters by day with a basic introduction to navigation lights for night cruising.           
Assumed KnowledgeNone
Duration5 days
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

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


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October 12, 2018
October 21, 2018
£250.00 – £300.00
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Royal Torbay Yacht Club
12 Beacon Terrace
Torquay,TQ1 2BH,United Kingdom
01803 292006