RYA Day Skipper online theory course


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The Day Skipper theory course introduces the aspiring skipper to the wide range of subjects needed to take a cruising yacht to sea.

Duration: Online course – students work through modules at their own pace.  Student pack includes course notes, CD, exercises, practice charts and almanac. Approximately 40 hours.

Previous experience required:Some practical experience is desirable but not essential.

Course content: Students are taught the basics of coastal navigation and pilotage covering chart work, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting, tides and the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea. Also covered is the construction, parts and equipment of a yacht, emergency and safety equipment and procedures (such as distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, and life jackets)

This course gives students sufficient knowledge to undertake the RYA Day Skipper practical course and assessment. It is also ideal for any one contemplating a bareboat charter holiday or considering buying their own boat.

You will be awarded the RYA Day Skipper Shorebased  certificate on completion of your course.

The online course is conducted in conjunction with Navathome Australia.

Additional information


1 Person $675

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