RYA Day Skipper Theory

A theoretical course for those who would like to increase their navigational knowledge – this course is an optional foundation which excellently complements the RYA Day Skipper Practical course but is also incredibly useful to Competent Crew students.

This is a comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers which aims to equip you with enough knowledge to navigate familiar waters by day. You will also be introduced to lights to provide a basic knowledge of cruising by night. The course ends in two exam papers covering all topics in the Day Skipper course.

The 40 hour course is usually run over a five day period unless stated otherwise.



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Course Info


5 - 9 May 2018

3 - 7 August 22018

20 - 24 October 2018


5 Days 09:00 - 17:00


€450 - package fee of day skipper theory and practical is €1000

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