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  • RYA Day Skipper (Theory) 3 x Weekend - NEW COURSE

    RYA Day Skipper Theory (Shorebased) - 3 Weekends

    RYA Day Skipper Theory (Shorebased) - 3 Weekends
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    473.00 Inc. VAT Per Person

    The Rya Day Skipper Theory course is a comprehensive introduction to navigation. This course will provide you with enough knowledge to navigate in familiar waters by day and undertake the Day Skipper practical course. A basic knowledge of lights is included to introduce you to night cruising.

    The RYA Day Skipper theory course can be taken as a 3 weekend course in our classroom at Putney, South West London.

    Course topics include:-

    The basics of Seamanship

    The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage

    Chartwork

    Position Fixing

    Plotting a course to steer

    Weather forecasting and meteorology

    Tides

    Collision Regulations

    Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat

    Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts

    For boat owners this course is complemented by the RYA VHF SRC Marine Radio Course .