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RYA Day Skipper Theory

Accredited RYA Theory Course offering a comprehensive introduction to sail cruising for inexperienced skippers.

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

LCSC Membership Offer - there is a waiver of the £50 joining fee if you apply to be a member of LCSC when signing up for the course.

Additional Info

Course Title: RYA Day Skipper Theory

Course Cost: £380 non members; £330 members

Course Duration: 3 Consecutive Weekends OR 8 Evenings and 1 Weekend


2017 DATES:

Starts 14th September, and then for 7 consecutive Thursday evenings

SEP: 14/21/28, OCT: 05/12/19/26, NOV: 02 (start time 19:15 - 21:30)

+ Exam weekend NOV 18/19 (approx 9:30 - 17:00)


Course Headline: A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers.

Course Description: 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: RYA Northern Hemisphere Student Packs includes assessment papers, course notes, basic plotter, practice charts. Training Almanac. Certificate of completion.

Prior Knowledge/Experience: none

Next Steps: RYA Coastal Skipper / Yacht-master Theory and/or RYA Day Skipper Practical

Last updated 15:53 on 17 July 2017

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