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RYA Day Skipper Theory

RYA Day Skipper Theory

Ref: DST

A comprehensive introduction to navigation and seamanship for aspiring skippers of sailing and power driven vessels. This course is a mandatory pre requirement for all Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper and Yacht Master Practical Courses in Sailing and Motor Boats.

Unlike other schools our price includes all course materials, exams and the use of navigational equipment. Your course tutor is Mike who has over 30 years experience teaching on the water.

Our next course; running over 2 weekends Sat/Sun 15/16th and 29/30th January 2022. Just ring Mike on 07887 890389 to book or for more information. The course is run at Leigh on Sea Sailing Club.

Course topics include:

  • Basics of seamanship
  • Essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
  • Chartwork
  • Electronic charts
  • Position fixing
  • Plotting a course to steer
  • Weather forecasting/Meteorology
  • Tides
  • Collision regulations
  • Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
  • Essential Safety Information
  • Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls,use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts
Price: £350.00