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 (annual fee is payable at time of joining) if you apply to be a member of LCSC when signing up for the course.
Course Title: RYA Day Skipper Theory
Course Cost: approx £390 non members; approx £340 members. This included the RYA Course pack & materials. The Portland Plotter and Dividers to be purchased in addition)
Core hours are from 19:00 - 22:00 (for evening classes) except for the first evening where registration will start from 18:00pm. Those unable to make an earlier slot can complete registration post 22:00.
On most evenings the instructors will be in from 18:00 for anyone needing catch up hours or for some additional review.
The weekend timing will be approx. 9:30 5pm TBA
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. The Portland plotter and dividers are an additional cost if required.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
RYA Day Skipper Courses will start up around September / October of 2020 subject to social distancing rules.
Last updated 17:31 on 22 September 2020