9 Day Day Skipper Combined Practical and Shorebased

11 day RYA Coastal Yachtmaster shorebased and RYA Coastal Skipper Practical with course completion certificate.

8 Day Yachtmaster prep – 3 day theory update and 5 days practical preparation (includes exam time).

Course Duration:  9 day RYA Day Skipper Combined Course

This follow on option is a brilliant way to conserve your holiday time.


Please check our dates or give us a call to discuss your specific requirements.

9 day: Reinforce the theory learned on the water, following your 4 days in the classroom.

4 and 5:  Courses run throughout the winter or take your theory during the winter and book your practical Spring 2019.

Theory can also be split over two consecutive weekends, and the practical over two or three weekends (total 5 days required).

Own boat tuition practical is £240 per day up to 3 persons.

We offer:
  •  A dedicated classroom facility at Plymouth Yachthaven Marina.
  • Our two marina base is joined by a short ferry hop from Sutton Harbour to Mountbatten.
  • Accommodation on board our school yacht during the shorebased (subject to availability), local B and B and AirBnB also available locally.
  • Free and discounted parking at Plymouth Yachthaven.
  • Tea, coffee and heating!

There are good road links or a short ferry ride across the Cattwater joins our two centres. A separate ferry to Mountbatten is available for students attending the shorebased course from Mayflower marina.

We have been running courses for over 15 years.

The basis of our courses is one of student focus. We aim to improve your skills through a process of practical teaching methods, informal and formal assessment, feedback with loads of time for you to practice new skills within a fun, safe and challenging environment under the guidance of your instructor.

At successful completion of the course you will be awarded the RYA Day Skipper Practical and Shorebased certificates and qualify to apply for the International Certificate of Competence which will enable you to Charter Yachts abroad.

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