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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: £380.00

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

2017 DATES:

Starts 19th Jan, and then for 7 consecutive Thursday evenings 26 Jan, 2,9,16,23 Feb, 2,9 March (start time 19:15 - 21:30)

Exam weekend 11/12th March (approx 9:30 - 17:00)

Future Dates TBC

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 chartwork 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, lifejackets and liferafts

What's Included: RYA Northern Hemisphere Student Packs includes assessmetn papers, course notes, basic plotter, practice charts. Training Alamanac. Certificate of completion.

Prior Knowledge/Experience: none

Next Steps: RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory and/or RYA Day Skipper Practical

Last updated 14:12 on 21 March 2017

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