RYA Day Skipper Theory Course is a comprehensive introduction to chart work, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship for Competent Crew. You will find this course invaluable if you want to learn how to start making decisions on board.

RYA Day Skipper Theory Course

The first level of independent navigation

The RYA log book stipulates the minimum time required for this theory training course is 40 hours plus revision and assessment time.

This shore based course is designed to complement the practical course.

Syllabus includes

  • Nautical Terminology / Rope & Anchor work
  • Safety / Collision Regs (IRPCS)
  • Charts / The compass / Tools and Aides
  • Course & Speed / Positon fixing
  • Chartwork / Tides / Tidal heights & streams
  • Meterology
  • Passage planning / Pilotage / Visual aides to navigation
  • The Marine Environment

5 days intensive from £395 - non residential

6 months Distance Learning - click here

Hercules Sailing are also happy to offer a specifically tailored course, individually designed to suit your needs. This may include ‘evening classes’. We specialise in small groups and or one-to-one training.

Please contact Mandy for a quote and / or to discuss this further.

If this has opened your eyes to the wonder of navigation try our RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Theoryafter you have enjoyed and consolidated with a little more practical sailing.

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.

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