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Dayskipper Motor Theory & Practical Combined with Lagoon Watersports

The Day Skipper Motor Theory and Practical Combined from Barcelona includes RYA Day Skipper Theory and RYA Day Skipper Practical. This a consecutive 8 day course. The first 2 days will involve Day Skipper Theory, the next 4 days will involve Day Skipper Practical and the final 2 days over the weekend will involve Day Skipper Theory.

Dayskipper Theory - The Day Skipper Theory course is a comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers and is an essential preparation for our RYA Day Skipper Practical course. Course Content Includes:

  • 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: RYA Powerboat Level 2 or Helmsman Certificate

Dayskipper Motor Practical - We have experienced and qualified instructors to cover all the essentials to navigate, berth and manoeuvre your boat. This course can also help you get the best from your modern electronic aids such as GPS and radar. Course Content Includes:

  • Preparation For Sea
  • Boat Handling
  • Navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Passage Making Meteorology
  • Rules Of The Road
  • Engines
  • Emergency Situations
  • Night Cruising

Course Objective: You will be able to skipper a motor cruiser in familiar waters by day.

Prerequisite: 2 days of practical experience on a powerboat / Day Skipper Theory or Equivalent.

We run this course from Barcelona, Port Vell on our Nelson 42, we also have a classroom in central Barcelona

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