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RYA Day Skipper Theory: 4th – 8th December 2017

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A comprehensive introduction to chartwork navigation meteorology and the basics of seamanship. Invaluable for learning how to start making decisions on board and if you are considering taking the Day Skipper practical course.

Course type: THEORY
Suggested minimum pre-course experience: Some practical experience always helps  but not essential
Assumed knowledge: None
Course content: Basic seamanship and introduction to navigation and meteorology
Ability after course: The syllabus arms would-be skippers with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights, weather and IRPCS is also included.
Minimum duration: 40 hours and 2 assessment papers

We offer the 40 hours as:

  • 5 day intensive course, split weekends, or any other format to suit your time frame
  • All in small groups

Specialist 1-1 tuition by the 1/2 day for brushing up or sorting out those niggling little questions

You may be interested in our Portland Plotter & Dividers pack – please ask if you would like one.