Shorebased Courses - Dayskipper Theory Classroom - £359
RYA Day Skipper Theory Course
Book your RYA Day Skipper Theory Course now with Aboard Boat Coaching, our experienced and very patient Instructor will take you on a 5 day journey to give you the confidence to understand the basics of inshore & coastal navigation, position fixing, pilotage, course to steer, the weather. Tides and the Collision Regulations (IRPCS). This is an intensive full 5 days, but this course is far better taken in the classroom than online. There is at all times an experienced Instructor with you to guide you along the way. This is quite a course and represents excellent value for money.
The Day Skipper theory course equips an aspiring skipper with the knowledge to navigate around familiar waters during the day. In addition to navigation, the RYA Day Skipper theory course will give students an understanding of different boat types, the equipment they carry and the safety procedures such as a distress call, care and use of flares, safety harnesses, life jackets and a life-raft.
At the end of the course you will take 2 examinations and on successful completion, take away with you your RYA Day Skipper theory certificate. During the course you will have use of the Training Almanac, dividers, a Portland Plotter and RYA training charts.
Note that other schools insist that you buy these and add the cost on as an additional expense to you, (so you think you are getting a good deal by booking a course, but with hidden extra’s). We leave this decision up to you in that we have new navigational tool packs for you to purchase if you wish, but you can use ours during your course with us, with no obligation to buy them, as some students already have their own.