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Day Skipper Theory Online Course

Day Skipper Theory Online Course

Now you can complete the RYA Day Skipper theory online course anytime and anywhere.

Now with optional voice over which you can turn on and off at your leisure.

The RYA Day Skipper theory online course is an introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers. This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

This course will train you in the basics of seamanship as well as the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage.

Pre-course requirements: There is no pre-course knowledge required for the RYA Day Skipper theory course. The only thing you need is a pen!

After this online course, you can join our practical 5 days course, and continue your RYA experience!

Course topics:

  • Chartwork
  • Electronic charts
  • Position fixing
  • Course to steer
  • Meteorology
  • Tides
  • International Collision regulations
  • Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
  • Emergency and safety procedures

Duration: Up to six months to complete (with optional extension if required).  Up to two years access to learning materials after completion.

Course pack includes:

  • Free plotter and brass dividers
  • The two RYA training charts
  • The RYA training Almanac
  • A voucher to access the RYA plotter simulator.
  • The RYA Day Skipper course notes.
  • Access to the US version of the admiralty list of charts and symbols.
  • Feedback and help from our fulltime instructors seven days a week.
  • RYA Day Skipper certificate on completion.

RYA Day Skipper online theory course delivered by Skippers Online, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training.