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.
Course Title: RYA Day Skipper Theory
Course Cost: £380 non members; £330 members
Course Duration: 3 Consecutive Weekends OR 8 Evenings and 1 Weekend
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 16:09 on 12 October 2017