Day Skipper Theory Online Course

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RYA Day Skipper - Theory Online Course

Now you can complete the RYA Day Skipper Theoretical Course anytime, anywhere, online. Optional audio is available, which you can turn on and off as needed.

The RYA Day Skipper Online Theory Course is an introduction to cruising for the inexperienced skipper. This course provides you with sufficient knowledge to navigate familiar waters during the day. Also included is basic knowledge of lights to introduce you to night watches.

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

The online course is approved by the Royal Yachting Association.

Day Skipper

Course Syllabus

PrerequisitesNo prior knowledge is necessary to take the DS RYA Online Course – all you need is a pen!

Duration: Maximum up to 12 months to finish the course (with optional extension if needed). Up to two years of access to the online material after finishing the course.

Nautical chart
Electronic nautical chart
Positioning in letter
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions (RIPA)
Construction, parts and equipment of a cruise ship
Emergency and rescue procedures

If you need more information about the RYA Day Skipper Online course, please contact us here.

Day Skipper Theory Course - RYA Online
  • Online Campus Access
  • More than 30 tests and exercises
  • Theoretical Book
  • 1000s of images, videos and downloadable resources
  • 24/7 Online Instructor Support
  • Official RYA Certificate

Online Course: From Day Skipper to Yachtmaster