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
Refreshments and RYA Course pack/materials included (Portland Plotter and Dividers to be purchased in addition)
£390 non members; £340 members
October to Dec evening dates: NOTE: This course is now FULL. Please contact the admin office should you wish to be palced on a waitlist and be advised of future dates.
Instructor: Mike Parr
Evenings: 19:00 - 22:00
Tues 30th Oct * Registration from 18:00
Thurs 1st Nov
Tues 6th Nov
Thurs 8th Nov
Tue 13th Nov
Homework / consolidation
Tue 11th Dec
Wed 12th Dec
Fri 14th Dec
Exam: 10am – 17:00
Sat 15th - EXAM
Sun 16th Dec – Optional – Day available for exam retake, additional revision
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 email@example.com
Last updated 11:48 on 24 August 2018