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RYA Dayskipper Practical Course

Become a skilled yacht skipper in familiar waters by day and enjoy a little holiday at the same time

Description: This Course is designed to teach you to ‘take charge’ safely and confidently. Skippers are responsible for the complete safety and wellbeing of the yacht and crew. These responsibilities include weather forecasting, vicutalling, engine maintenance, sail selection and handling, passage planning, watch keeping, navigation and pilotage. For aspiring skippers who already have some yachting experience, know the basics of navigation and have sailing ability. During the course you will be asked to skipper the yacht on short passages. The instructor will be on hand to give advice and encouragement and to ensure that your destination is reached safely. The essential element is that you experience being in charge.

Suggested minimum pre-course experience and recommended knowledge: Sailing ability; 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours at sea; Basic navigation knowledge. It is recommended that you complete the Day Skipper shorebased course before attending this practical course.

Course contents: Practical navigation and pilotage, boat handling, seamanship and basic skippering techniques enabling you to skipper a boat in local waters in daylight.

Dates & Prices: See next

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Duration: 5 days or three weekends.

After the course: You are able to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day.

Certificate: After successful completion we award you with an RYA Dayskipper Practical Certificate.

Suggested minimum pre-course experience and recommended knowledge:

Sailing ability; 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours at sea; Basic navigation knowledge. It is recommended that you complete the Day Skipper theory course before attending this practical course.


Course contents:

Practical navigation and pilotage, boat handling, seamanship and basic skippering techniques enabling you to skipper a boat in local waters in daylight.


Duration:

5 days or three weekends.

5-days: from monday 09.00 till friday 16.00

Weekends: from friday 20.00 till sunday 16.00


Prize:

5 days Eur. 695,00 or 3 weekends – Eur. 300,00 p.p.p.wknd.

Food, drinks and Harbourfees 22,50 Euro p.p p. day.


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Courses 2018:

Mar 19  –  Mar 23 Aug 06  –   Aug 10
Apr 02   –  Apr 06 Aug 20  –  Aug 24
Apr 16 –  Apr 20 Sep 03  –  Sep 07
Apr 30  –  May 04 Sep 17  –  Sep 21
May 14  – May 18 Oct 01  –  Oct 05
May 28  – Jun 01 Oct 15  –  Oct 19
Jun 11  –  Jun 15 Oct 29  –  Nov 02
Jun 25  – Jun 29
Jul 09  –  Jul 13
 Jul 23  –  Jul 27

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