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Day Skipper Shorebased

Day Skipper Theory

This course provides a thorough introduction to navigation and seamanship theory to aspiring skippers. It is highly recommended that this course is completed before attempting Day Skipper practical. You will cover subjects such as nautical terms, ropework, safety, chartwork, tides and tidal streams, meteorology, passage planning, pilotage and international regulations for preventing collisions at sea.

Assessment for the course is in the form of two short exam papers. Upon successful completion, the RYA Day Skipper Shorebased certificate will be issued.

Low Season (November to March) £575.00 GBP per person
High Season (April to October) £575.00 GBP per person
Course Details
Duration 6 days - Monday 10:00 to Saturday 15:00
Suggested minimum pre-course experience: Some practical experience desirable
Assumed Knowledge: None
What your fees include:
  • Fully qualified professional instruction and use of navigation equipment
  • RYA Day Skipper Shorebased course pack which includes practice navigation charts, Day Skipper Shorebased book and training chart plotter CD
  • RYA Training Almanac
  • RYA International Regulations for preventing Collisions at Sea book
  • RYA Day Skipper Shorebased certificate upon successful completion of the course
What´s not included:
  • Shorebased accommodation from Sunday to Saturday morning
  • Breton plotter and dividers - you can use the school's equipment or purchase your own from us if you prefer
  • Symbols and Abbreviations used on Admiralty charts book - one is made available during the theory course or you can purchase from us or via the Books page
  • Lunch and refreshments
Availability: Every week, all year round. Contact us to see if we have space for your chosen dates.