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.

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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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Course dates 2019:

Mar 25 – Mar 29 Jul 22 – Jul 26
Apr 01 – Apr 05 Aug 05- Aug 09
Apr 15 – Apr 19 Aug 19 – Aug 23
Apr 29 – May 03 Sep 02- Sep 06
May 13 – May 17 Sep 16 – Sep 20
May 27 – May 31 Sep 30 – Oct 04
Jun 10 – Jun 14 Oct 14 – Oct 18
Jun 24 – Jun 28 Oct 28 – Nov 01
Jul 08 – Jul 12

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