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RYA Day Skipper

£499.00

The RYA Day Skipper course is for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills. Learn to skipper for short day passages with the instructor on hand to give advice and encouragement and ensure your safety.

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RYA Day Skipper on the Clyde in Scotland from Largs

An RYA training course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills. The Day Skipper course is the first skippering RYA qualification.

Learn to skipper a short day passage with the instructor on hand to give advice and encouragement and ensure your safety. Experience being in charge of a yacht, taking credit when it all goes well and being responsible when it doesn’t. The course will take place in the Firth of Clyde in Scotland and will start and finish at Largs.

Pre-course experience: 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht. You should have completed the RYA Competent Crew course first.

Assumed knowledge: Theory to the level of Day Skipper. It is recommended you attend the Day Skipper theory course beforehand but not necessary if you have some experience of navigation.

Minimum age: 18

Day Skipper course content: Maintenance and repair work, engines, victualing, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising.

Course starts: Sunday 19:30 @ Largs, Scotland.