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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.


Additional Info:

Course Title: RYA Day Skipper Theory

Course Cost: £390 non members; £340 members. This includes 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 to catch up hours or for some additional review.

The weekend timing will be approx. 9:30 - 5pm

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 Pack includes assessment papers, course notes, practice charts, training almanac, certificate of completion. The Portland Plotter and dividers are an additional cost.

Prior Knowledge/Experience: none

Next Steps: RYA Coastal Skipper / Yacht-master Theory and/or RYA Day Skipper Practical



2020 FULL

October - Tue and Thurs (6 eve) + weekend format

6 + 8 Oct

Sat 10th Oct

20 + 22 Oct

27 + 29 Oct

31 Oct + 1 Nov weekend


2021 FULL

January - 3 weekend format

16/17 Jan

23/24 Jan

30/31 Jan


Future dates TBC.

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

Last updated 17:04 on 28 November 2020

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