Day Skipper Shorebased Course

The 5 day Day Skipper Shorebased course is essential for those wishing to attend the Day Skipper Practical course. It equips the aspiring skipper with enough knowledge in safety, rules of the road, tidal heights and streams, visual and charted passage planning, meteorology, ropework and the marine environment with two assignment papers to be completed at the end of the course.

What will you learn on the course?

  • The essential of coastal navigation and pilotage
  • Chartwork
  • Electronic Charts
  • Position Fixing
  • Plotting a Course to Steer
  • Weather Forecast and Meteorology
  • Tides
  • Collision Reglations
  • Emergency and Safety Procedures

What is the cost?

£450 per person and the course is run over 40 hours including 2 exams. The course fee also includes an RYA Pack which includes a chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook, exercises and an electronic chart plotter CD. Please contact us for more details.