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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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When:

Mar 13  –  Mar 17 Jul 31  –   Aug 04
Mar 27   –  Mar 31 Aug 14  –  Aug 18
Apr 10 –  Apr 14 Aug 28  –  Sep 01
Apr 24  –  Apr 28 Sep 11  –  Sep 15
May 08  – May 12 Sep 25  –  Sep 29
May 22  – May 26 Oct 09  –  Oct 13
Jun 05  –  Jun 09 Oct 23  –  Oct 27
Jun 19  – Jun 23
Jul 03  –  Jul 07
 Jul 17  –  Jul 21
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