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RYA Day Skipper Theory Provisional

19th January - 13 April 2023, 18:30 - 21:30


RYA Day Skipper Theory: 13 x weekday evenings

For all yachties!! Learn how to make sensible decisions on board a sailing yacht. Essential if you are considering taking the RYA Day Skipper practical course and for anyone who wants to skipper a boat or to become a more useful crew member.

  • 13 x 3 hour classroom sessions.
  • Held weekly at BSC on Thursdays from 18.30 - 21.30. (Bar open until 21.00)
  • First session 19th January 2023
  • Final session 13th April 2023
  • Followed by two 1.5 hour examination papers
  • Minimum age 12
  • Some practical experience of boating is desirable

Course content includes seamanship, coastal navigation and pilotage, chartwork, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations, buoyage and lights. Successful students who pass the exam papers will have gained sufficient theoretical background knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day.

Course fee: £300 (members), £375 (non-members). Book under 'Tickets' below.

Includes course handbook (RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Notes), exercises, training almanac, training charts, revision and exams. Students will need to provide their own plotter and dividers like these.



RYA Day Skipper Theory £375.00

Available till 19 Jan 2023

Last updated 12:24am on 27 September 2022

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