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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


2018 DATES:

RYA Day Skipper Theory - 8 x THURSDAY evenings

Course timings are 19:15 to 21:30 weekday evenings

Jan: 11/18/25

Feb: 1/8/15/22

March: 1

+ Exam weekend March: 10/11 (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


To book or for any further information, please contact us at admin@lcsc.org.uk

Last updated 13:49 on 22 November 2017

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