RYA Day Skipper Navigation Theory Course 

RYA Day Skipper Navigation Theory Course 

City Sailing explains the essentials and overview of this navigation course.


The course can be taken in the classroom or online, we have put some tutorials below to help you with the RYA Day Skipper Course, please subscribe to our YouTube Channel and tell your friends. 

City Sailing Explains Charts and publications
Session 1  

We explain charts and publications 

The Compass
Session 2 

Under Constuction 


We explain how to moor your vessel including Mediterannenan Style Stern to with a video tutorial of Paul in Porus mooring stern-to.


How, where to anchor, types of Anchor. How to know if your anchor is dragging and how to get the anchor back up. 

IRPCS Rules of the Road 

IRPCS Rules of the road, Paul explains the basics of the Rules of the Road for sailing vessels and power vessels, who gives way and who stands on. This is more than enough information for you to understand this part of the ENS Course and the start of Rules of the road in the RYA Day Skipper Course

Tidal Heights 

In this tutorial, we look at how to read a tide table to find high and low water and the times. We find out how and why tides work with the effect of the earth and moon.

We are shown how to use a tidal curve to work out the height of tide for any given time during the day. 

Tides - Tidal Flow  

We explain how tidal flows work, how to fin f out the set and drift of the tide any any place at any time.

Safety - Personal Safety 

RYA Day Skipper Personal Safety 

Vessel Safety 

Vessel Safety