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RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Navigation and Theory Course, Evening Classes, Evenings, Weekends, Intensive and online distance learcing theory course

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RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Theory & Navigation Course

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Day Skipper Theory Course Information


The Day Skipper Theory Course is a fun but thorough introduction to navigation for inexperienced skippers, or those wanting to refresh their skills.


The courses are taught in our high quality maritime training classes, with the latest training equipment.   The course provides you with enough knowledge to navigate safely by day and a topic of lights on buoys on ships is also included to introduce you to cruising at dusk / night.


Most people who take this course are doing so because they want to achieve the Day Skipper Practical or I.C.C. to either bareboat charter a yacht, join a flotilla cruise, or perhaps buy a yacht / go sailing with friends etc.     Some are also working towards professional qualifications or a Commercial Endorsement.   The next level up is the RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster® Shorebased Theory Course.


The course is taught either over evenings at our RYA Classroom in Glasgow (South), or over weekends at our two-level premises at Largs Yacht Haven.


Evenings or Weekends Not Suitable?

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However you choose to do it, all our Day Skipper Theory courses include the RYA Course Pack, Online Resources or CD-ROM, RYA Electronic Chartplotter Software, all learing equipment and books, free use of classroom navigation instruments (or purchase your own to keep) and all mock and real assessment fees, as well as your final RYA Certificate.


...most people who take this course are doing so because they want the knowledge to be safe...



Day Skipper Shorebased Navigation Course in Scotland Course Content Information


1. Nautical Terms & Buoyage 6. Chartwork & Course-To-Steer
2. Ropework 7. Compass & Electronics / GPS
3. Anchoring 8. Tides & Tidal Streams
4. Rules Of The Road 9. Pilotage & Navigation
5. Position, Course & Speed 10. Weather & Environment



Availability and Booking for Day Skipper Theory Course


Option 1: 20 x Tuesday Evenings (Glasgow, South)

Minimum Age

16 Years

Starts: 30th Oct '14

Ends: 19th Mar '15


(Normally £295.00 inc VAT)

What's Included?

This Course Is Eligble for £200 ILA Funding - Read More >


Option 2: 6 x Sundays (Largs Yacht Haven)

Minimum Age

16 Years

Starts: 2nd Nov '14

Ends: 7th Dec '14


(Normally £295.00 inc VAT)

What's Included?

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Challenge Scale: RYA / MCA VHF Marine Radio Licence GMDSS DSC Course in Scotland is difficulty Level 2.

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It's Just £99 Deposit to reserve a place on any 5 Days/Nights RYA Day Skipper Sailing Course with ScotSail® - it's 5 Nights / Full Board (Mon-Fri) inc RYA Tuition, Certification, All Safety Equipment, 5 Days 24hr Secure Parking at our dedicted Largs Yacht Haven centre - and you can choose any RYA sailing course from Competent Crew, Day Skipper, Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster® Prep.

Our multiple modern cruising yachts depart every Sunday at 1800hrs, with our experienced RYA Yachtmaster® Instructors and up to five people (individuals, couples & families), on-board.

Each night is spent at a different island / marina, before returning on Friday for about 1500hrs.


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