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RYA Dayskipper Theory (Shorebased) Evening Classes

February 11 @ 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 25, 2020

£299.00 – £349.00

A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers.

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. 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 11th January 2020 (All day induction session)
Tue 14th January 2020 (Evening)
Tue 21st January 2020 (Evening)
Tue 28th January 2020 (Evening)
Tue 11th February 2020 (Evening)
Tue 18th February 2020 (Evening)
Tue 25th February 2020 (Evening)
Tue 3rd March 2020 (Evening)
Tue 10th March 2020 (Evening)
Tue 17th March 2020 (Evening)
Tue 24th March 2020 (Evening)

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

Special early-bird offer - book your Day Skipper course before 30th September 2019 and use coupon code ryadayskipper2020 on checkout to receive a 10% discount.

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
Course Materials Provided
Maximum Student : Instructor Ratio


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February 11
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£299.00 – £349.00
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Royal Torbay Yacht Club
12 Beacon Terrace
Torquay, TQ1 2BH, United Kingdom
01803 292006