Day Skipper Theory and Practical Combined

The RYA Dayskipper Theory & Practical Combined with Lagoon Watersports

This Dayskipper Course from Barcelona includes RYA Day Skipper Theory and RYA Day Skipper Practical. This a consecutive 9 day course. The first 2 days will involve Day Skipper Theory, the next 5 days will involve Day Skipper Practical and the final 2 days will involve Day Skipper Theory.

The Day Skipper Theory - 4 Days:  This course is a comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers and is an essential preparation for our RYA Day Skipper Practical course. This course is run from our centre in Brighton Marina.

The Day Skipper Theory Course Covers:

    •    Seamanship
    •    Chart Familiarisation
    •    Tidal Heights
    •    Tidal Streams
    •    Secondary Ports
    •    Position Fixing
    •    Dead Reckoning
    •    Estimated Position
    •    Course to Steer
    •    Using the GPS
    •    Chart Work Exam
    •    Buoyage & Pilotage
    •    Safety
    •    Meterology
    •    Passage Planning
    •    Collision Regulations  
    •    Passage Making
    •    General Exam

Course Objective: You will be able to navigate around familiar waters by day

Course Assessment: Two exam papers

Prerequisite:
Competent Crew Practical or Equivalent Experience


RYA Dayskipper Practical Course - 5 Consecutive Days: On the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course you will gain further experience through planning and completing passages, including a night sail. You will also gain your ICC (International Certificate of Competence). You will also practice lots of close quarter handling skills and mooring in a range of marinas - offering more interesting ways to tie up for the night! You will stay aboard the yacht and depending on weather conditions you will be sailing across to France or heading towards the solent. You will be staying in different ports to give you as much sailing experience as possible whilst covering all the syllabus of RYA Competent Crew. Either direction you will have a fantastic sailing course, visiting great locations with our experienced and professional skippers.

 The RYA Day Skipper Course Syllabus Covers: 
  • Preparation For Sea
  • Deck Work
  • Navigation
  • Rules Of The Road
  • Maintenance & Repair Work
  • Emergency Situations
  • Engines
  • Yacht Handling Under Power & Sail
  • Passage Making
  • Night Cruising
  • Pilotage
  • Meteorology
Course Objective: Gain RYA Day Skipper certificate .You will be licensed to skipper your own boat and charter a boat both in the UK or abroad.

Day Skipper Course Prerequisite: Day Skipper Theory

This course is now run upon our Nelson 42 in Port Vell and our office in central Barcleona. If you want more information please call us 01273 424842 opt.1 or Email Us










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