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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:

Refreshments and RYA Course pack/materials included (Portland Plotter and Dividers to be purchased in addition)

£390 non members; £340 members


2018 DATES:

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 admin@lcsc.org.uk

Last updated 11:48 on 24 August 2018

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