The RYA Day Skipper Sailing Course is the first step to you 'taking charge'. Hercules Sailing based in Gibraltar, offer this RYA Practical Course to those sailors who want to be able to skipper a yacht in daylight hours in familiar waters.
Our RYA recognised course is one of the best ways to sample 5 full days of tidal sailing on our school yachts. You will visit various marinas in the sunshine of the Mediterranean on the Spanish southern coast, North Africa or maybe the Atlantic ports of Barbate or Cadiz for example. A great chance to put your sailing knowledge into practice and earn an RYA Day Skipper certificate upon successful completion.
Suggested pre-course knowledge - Competent Crew, estimated position, idea of tidal heights and streams, basic chartwork and seamanship. The shorebased course expected/ideal but not vital.
Duration 5 days
Minimum age 16 (students under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)
Concentrates on pilotage and boat handling.
Price: from £520
Mastering the techniques of local navigation at Day Skipper level will give to such good grounding and confidence to another step to Coastal.
Contact us now about this course by using the form below, please provide as much information as possible including number of people, preferred dates and any special requirements.