RYA Day Skipper Theory course

Day Skipper CoursesThis is a comprehensive introduction to chartwork, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship. You will find this course invaluable if you want to learn how to start making decisions on board and if you are considering taking the Day Skipper practical course.

No prior knowledge is assumed, however some practical knowledge would be desirable.

On completion, the syllabus arms would be skippers with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. However, lights, weather and IRPCS are also included in the course.

Please note: Theory course prices do not include the teaching pack, plotter, dividers and practice almanac necessary to complete the course. These may be purchased on the first day of the course depending on requirements. Teaching pack and Training Almanac cost £40.


40 Hours and two assessment papers


£175 Students* and Southampton Solent University staff rate

£350 Public rate

*Students refer to anyone in full time education - proof required at time of booking


This is a 5 day course and will run on the following dates:

Friday 22nd, Saturday 23rd, Sunday 24th February and Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd March 2013.


9am - 5pm each day



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