RYA Day Skipper Practical weekend courses

RYA Day Skipper practical sailing weekend course running from Plymouth.

The course syllabus:

organising and managing the preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising.

Recommended pre-course experience 5 days, 100 miles.

The 5 day Practical Day Skipper tidal syllabus follows on from the shorebased course, turning your theory into practice over 5 consecutive days, staying on board or it can also be taken over a 2 and 3 day weekend.

The aim or this crucial course is to develop your skills so that you become a confident and competent skipper of a small sailing vessel in familiar waters by day. Learn to skipper a short passage with the instructor on hand to give advice and encouragement and ensure your safety.

Our all inclusive price includes marina and fuel costs, the day skipper practical course book and the new Day Skipper photo ID certificate

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RYA Day Skipper practical sailing weekend course running from Plymouth.

Syllabus: Organising and managing the preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising.

Recommended pre-course experience 5 days, 100 miles.

Assumed knowledge: Basic navigation and helmsmanship. It is recommended you attend the Day Skipper shorebased course prior to attending this course. See Day Skipper Combined for the fastrack option which includes the theory course.

Visit our shorebased and online sections for detail of the Day Skipper Shorebased course.

Give us a call today on 01752 213121 or 0783 845 1026 and get Skipper qualified!

Certification: On successful completion of 5 days at sea (2 and 3 day weekends or 2 x 3 weekends), the award of a Day Skipper Practical Tidal Course Certificate. You can also apply for your ICC certificate required for bareboat and flotilla charter in the Mediterranean.