RYA Day Skipper Theory

RYA Theory Course

Course Details

Duration: 5 Days

Day Timings: 9:00 – 17:00 

Residential? No. Accommodation often available on one of our Charter Yachts at small cost

Minimum Age – 12 years

Prior Experience –None.

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£350 per person

About The Course

The 5 day RYA Day Skipper Theory shore based course provides a useful introduction to Chart work, Collision Regulations, Lights & Shapes, Meteorology, Pilotage and more.
Spend a relaxed five days in our spacious classroom with one of our friendly instructors who will guide you through all you need before you get out there and start skippering.

GPS Navigation is covered, as well as working up estimated positions and dead reckoning. Safety procedures and anchoring are also covered, and these are very useful topics to cover in a classroom with no wind and waves disturbing you!


Monday 8th to Friday 12th October

Monday 5th to Friday 9th November

Course materials, Charts, Chart plotter simulators, Plotters, Dividers, Compasses, Tea, Coffee.

We will guide you through all you need to enhance your boating knowledge. The course covers charts and publications, safety, buoyage, tidal awareness, basic navigation and pilotage, rules of the road, electronic navigation, anchoring, weather forecasts, and passage planning.