Costa Blanca Sailing – RYA Yachting courses and Sailing in Spain Alicante

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Once you’ve got some miles under your belt and want to skipper your own yacht, it’s time to take your Day Skipper course!

RYA Day Skipper Course in Spain

During the course we’ll help you to achieve the required standard of pilotage, navigation, seamanship and boat handling to ensure that you can skipper a yacht safely by day in familiar waters. It’s not obligatory to have taken the shorebased Day Skipper theory course prior the practical course, but it certainly helps and will boost your confidence and skippering ability.

  • Suggested minimum pre-course requirement: 5 days sea time, 100 nautical miles and 4 night hours.
  • Assumed knowledge: Basic navigation and seamanship, completion of Day Skipper Theory course (recommended).
  • Course content: Pilotage, boat handling, seamanship, navigation, emergency situations, meteorology, rules of the road, engine maintenance and minor repairs, victualling and crew welfare.
  • Ability after course: Be able to skipper a vessel safely in familiar waters by day, and be able to deal with unforeseen or emergency situations.
  • Minimum duration: 5 days.
  • Minimum age: 16 years.

Course price


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Important: We strongly recommend that prior to your course you buy and read the following book(s) and bring them with you for your course:

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