RYA Day Skipper

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RYA Day Skipper Kurs

RYA Day Skipper Course

RYA Day Skipper is a hands-on course that is highly recommended for anyone who regularly sails on board a yacht. It’s designed to improve skills and build knowledge of all aspects of life at sea whilst skippering a sailing yacht during short passages.


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Pre-Course Experience

5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht

Assumed Knowledge

Knowledge of being on board a sail yacht to Competent Crew level. We also strongly recommend that you do the Day Skipper theory beforehand or an equivalent certificate. This course enables you to put chartwork knowledge into practice rather than learning everything whilst afloat.

Student Instructor Ratio

3:1, in exception 4:1

Duration

6 days

Ability after Course

On successful completion you will be able to skipper your own yacht or charter yacht. This certificate allows you to charter a sail yacht during your holiday.

Course Content

See Syllabus below

Syllabus Day Skipper: The course teaches pilotage, navigation, seamanship and boat handling up to the required standard to skipper a small cruising yacht safely by day in waters with which the student is familiar. You will find this course invaluable if you want to learn to start making decisions onboard. A comprehensive introduction to seamanship, basic navigation, pilotage, safety procedures and Collision Regulations for use in local waters.           


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RYA Coastal Skipper


RYA Coastal Kurs

RYA Coastal Course

Advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night.

RYA Coastal Skipper is the ideal qualification to follow RYA Day Skipper. It may also form a bridge to a MCA/RYA Yachtmaster™ examination. It’s designed to give an experienced skipper the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which may involve sailing at night or involve watch-keeping systems.

MCA/RYA Yachtmaster™ Coastal

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MCA/RYA Coastal Skipper

MCA/RYA Coastal Skipper Course, Dover to Nieuwpoort

Advanced skippering techniques for yachtsmen and women with considerable knowledge of sailing and navigation, wanting to undertake coastal passages by day and night.

RYA Coastal Skipper is the ideal qualification to follow RYA Day Skipper. It may also form a bridge to a MCA/RYA Yachtmaster™ examination. It’s designed to give an experienced skipper the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which may involve sailing at night or involve watch-keeping systems.