The Day Skipper shore based course is invaluable to those who want to start making decisions on board. The syllabus covers a comprehensive introduction to chart work, navigation, meteorology and basic seamanship. You will obtain the theoretical knowledge required to skipper a small craft safely by day in familiar tidal waters. This course is a positive step towards obtaining your RYA Day Skipper qualification and eventually the prestigious RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore. The content covered is ideal for those interested in Yachting, Motor Cruising, Diving and Sea Kayaking.
So if youve ever dreamed of skippering a yacht with your family & friends, enrol now and well teach you the skills required to visit the worlds most exotic locations.
Prerequisites: None Duration: 5 Days or 3 Weekends or 8 Evenings plus a weekend or any format that covers 40 hours plus the Exam as required by the RYA. Venue: London
Price Includes: Course Material RYA Chart Pack Charts and certificates
Price Excludes: Plotter/Dividers (£22) and additional books (minimum £15)
Content: * Nautical Terms * Ropework * Anchoring * Safety at Sea * IRPCS - International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea * Navigation & The Magnetic Compass * Chart work & Position Fixing * Tides & Tidal Streams * Meteorology (Weather) * Passage Planning & Pilotage * Navigation in Restricted Visibility * Protecting the Marine Environment
You will require the following for your navigation course:
Plotter and Dividers Skippers Pocket Book
We recommend the following extras: RYA Sailing Log Book G15 RYA Book of Navigation Exercises RYA Weather Handbook