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)
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