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Day Skipper Theory Course

10th January - 4 April

The Royal Yachting Association Day Skipper theory course provides 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 topics include: the basics of seamanship, the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations, construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat and emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts.

Invaluable for learning how to start making decisions on board and if you are considering taking the Day Skipper practical course


This event encompases the following:

Tickets for Day Skipper Theory Course

Standard Ticket £260.00

This price is only approximate, it could be a bit less. We will invoice when the course is finalised and numbers are known.

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