RYA Day Skipper theory Plymouth evening course starting Wed 3rd Jan 2018 – £340 Plymouth

£340.00

16 weeks  1900 – 2130

The basis of our RYA Day Skipper theory course is student focus with lots of hands on practice navigating and completing exercises using the charts and is aimed to be a social class. The Day Skipper is a must! It starts from scratch with navigation, weather, safety and is suitable for both experienced sailors who want to brush up, or fill in the gaps in their basic knowledge and for those new to boating and planning to take a boat on the water, especially if you are responsible for other people.

Assessment takes the form of 2 assessment papers for the Day Skipper shore based, a navigational paper and a general paper.

 

Course topics include:

  • The basics of seamanship
  • The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
  • Chart work
  • Electronic charts
  • Position fixing
  • Plotting a course to steer
  • Weather forecasting and meteorology
  • Tides
  • Collision regulations
  • Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
  • Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, life jackets and life rafts

What’s Included in our RYA shorebased course prices:

  • The RYA Pack including practice navigational chart
  • RYA shorebased course book
  • Practice Exercises

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RYA Day Skipper theory evening course starting Wed 3rd January Plymouth  £340

16 week course.  1900 – 2130.  Unit 6, Western Hanger, Plymouth Yachthaven Marina.

The basis of our RYA Day Skipper  theory course is student focus with lots of hands on practice navigating and completing exercises using the charts and is aimed to be a social class. The Day Skipper is a must! It starts from scratch with navigation, weather, safety and is suitable for both experienced sailors who want to brush up, or fill in the gaps in their basic knowledge and for those new to boating and planning to take a boat on the water, especially if you are responsible for other people.

Assessment takes the form of 2 assessment papers for the Day Skipper shore based, a navigational paper and a general paper.

 

Course topics include:

  • The basics of seamanship
  • The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
  • Chart work
  • Electronic charts
  • Position fixing
  • Plotting a course to steer
  • Weather forecasting and meteorology
  • Tides
  • Collision regulations
  • Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
  • Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, life jackets and life rafts

What’s Included in our RYA shorebased course prices:

  • The RYA Pack including practice navigational charts
  • RYA shorebased course book
  • Practice Exercises