Day Skipper Weekend Course - Part 1

On this 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). The course also involves lots of close quarter handling skills and mooring in a range of marinas.

During the first weekend,  you will be sailing out of Brighton and returning to Brighton. Part 2, the second weekend (Friday night till Monday afternoon), will be spent in the Solent from Gosport where you will spend three nights aboard the yacht. 


The Part 1 RYA Day Skipper Course Includes: 

  • Preparation for sea
  • Deck work
  • Reef and shake out reefs
  • Anchoring
  • Mooring alongside and picking up a mooring under power
  • Meteorology
  • Rules of the road
  • Engine Checks
  • Fuel & water filters
  • Pump impeller 
  • Bleeding fuel system
  • Emergency situations
  • MOB under power
  • Yacht handling under power
  • Yacht handling under sail


Course Objective: Gain RYA Day Skipper certificate and you will be licensed to skipper your own boat and charter a boat both in the UK or abroad.


Prerequisite: Some theoretical knowledge is an advantage. Day Skipper Theory




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