RYA Day Skipper Theory Course
In fact it’s for anyone interested in sailing, motor boating, sea angling or diving, and works well in complementing our on-the-water training, such as the Powerboat Level 2, Start Yachting and Helmsman courses. It’s a highly informative course with lots of opportunities for you to put your new found knowledge in to practice.
Course Topics Include
- The basics of seamanship
- The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
- Electronic charts
- Position fixing
- Plotting a course to steer
- Weather forecasting and meteorology
- Collision regulations
- Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
- Emergency and safety procedures including distress
- Calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts
How Long is the course?
The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. It can be covered as a series of short sessions or as an intensive week-long course.
More info about this course
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