The RYA Day Skipper Theory course provides a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship. By the end of the week you should have the theoretical knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day. It is recommended you complete this course prior to doing the RYA Day Skipper practical course.
Key learning points: seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides and collision regulations.
This course is classroom based.
The Next Steps: This course provides the background knowledge required to undertake the RYA Day Skipper practical course.
Please bring with you
2B pencils (chartwork)
Plotters - Available to purchase at the centre on arrival
Dividers - Available to purchase at the centre on arrival
International Regulations for Prevention of Collisons at Sea (G2)
RYA Navigation Book (G6)
RYA Navigation Exercises (G7)
Duration: 5 days
Minimum standard: Some practical experience is desirable
Minimum Age: 16yrs.Check dates, prices & book