RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Course
The RYA Day Skipper theory course requires no previous knowledge, but some practical experience is desirable. Attending the Day Skipper shore based course is the first step towards becoming a yacht skipper.
In our modern purpose built classroom in Hamble, you will learn the
• Buoyage System
• Weather Forecasts and their sources
• Passage Planning
• Tidal Height and Tidal Streams
• Rules of the Road
• General Seamanship
• Principles of Anchoring
• Electronic Charts
This course will give you all of the navigation and theoretical knowledge required to move on towards the Day Skipper practical course and RYA Day Skipper certificate.
This course is run over five days, Saturday - Wednesday. It is also available by self study on our distance learning programme
For group bookings, we can also offer this course over two weekends (3 day weekend + 2 day weekend), or three 2 day weekends. Subject to classroom availability, dates are flexible.