RYA Day Skipper theory on line course
- Start Point Sailing Skipper on line courses offer a new generation of on line training, built to take full advantage of the multimedia on demand experience provided by broadband internet.
- Courses run on Windows PC, Apple Macs, Ipad and Apple tables, students can also download to run on line or smart phones.
- The course online has many interactive exercises to help reinforce the information and lots of chances to try out what you’ve learned.
- Lessons are narrated and use stunning 3D graphics which depict scenarios exactly as they might appear from a cockpit, a ship’s bridge or helicopter.
- A zoom facility shows scenarios in for more detail or, where night falls see lights exactly as would be seen in real life.
- Animations clearly demonstrate calculations and chartwork exercises which are described step by step.
- Quizzes and exercises reinforce learning and give immediate feedback on answers.
Price £295 for 12 months with an additional 6 months for an extra £60.
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You will be purchasing:
13 online lessons, most of which have embedded practice questions or quizzes, and 15 associated exercises.
Course topics include:
- Charts and publication
- Tidal Awareness – Tidal Heights, Tidal Streams, Primary and secondary ports
- Compass and Position Fixing
- Dead Reckoning and Estimated Position
- Course to steer
- Electronic Navigation
- Passage Planning
- Passage Making
- other topics incorporating Safety, The environment, Meteorology and the Collision Regulations.
- Lessons and the associated exercise takes approximately 2 – 5 hours to complete.
- You can pause and rewind lessons.
The RYA Day Skipper course price of £295 also includes:
- The RYA Day Skipper Course Pack comprising: The Day Skipper Course Handbook, 2 RYA Training Charts, a RYA Training Almanac, an online copy of US Chart 1 (symbols and abbreviations) which is a free Admiralty Chart 5011 substitute, and a voucher to download the RYA training chart-plotter for Windows PCs and Macs.
- Online exams and, for successful students, a course completion certificate.
You will be allocated an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor to assist you with any difficult tasks.
You will need also need a chart-protractor and dividers, 2B plus pencils a rubber and an A4 pad.
This course is not available directly with Skippers on line who only provide with association with RYA schools.
Format: On-line courses Start Point Sailing in association with Skippers on line.
Once registered via the Skipper-on-line portal, you will be sent student packs which are mailed to you within 24 business hours of signing up by First Class mail or airmail if you are overseas (+10 for Europe, +£20 for the rest of The World. If should arrive next day within the UK, within 3 – 4 days in Europe and around 5-7 days elsewhere. If you prefer an overseason courier delivery you can request it for £35.
Any questions about your purchase, please ask by calling 01752 213121. We will be glad to assist.