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RYA Day Skipper Shorebased
5 Days: £435.00
2 Weekends: £435.00
Evening class: £265.00
9 Day (Theory & Practical Combined): £970.00
Correspondence Course : £355.00
The RYA day skipper shorebased course will give you a comprehensive knowledge of seamanship, navigation and meteorology. The course is suitable for sailors and motorboaters. By the end of this course you should be competent enough to navigate around familiar waters by day.
Suggested Previous Experience
No experience is needed, however, some practical yachting or motor cruising understanding is desirable.
Day Skipper shorebased theory notes
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The course covers the basics of inshore and coastal navigation, position fixing, chartwork, planning, collision regulations, lights and buoyage, safety at sea, electronic navigation and pilotage.
A non-residential course available over five days commencing Monday at 0930 hrs and ending approximately 1700 Friday.
A non-residential course available over two weekends.
Work through the syllabus anywhere in the world at your own pace with distance learning.
@ East Anglian Sea School - Starting October each year - 10 weeks before Christmas and 10 weeks after. The Day Skipper evening class takes place on wednesday from 7:30 - 9:30pm.
@ Chelmsford, Essex- 10 Tuesday evenings & 2 Saturdays.
A 9 day combined Day Skipper shorebased and practical course. The first 4 days are spent learning the theory in the classroom (non-residential) followed by the remaining 5 days on board (residential) putting into practice what was learnt ashore whilst it is still fresh in your mind.
We have our own self contained studio available 'The Sail Loft' which is walking distance from the Marina or we can recommend a local B&B or hotel. Please ask when booking.
RYA Day Skipper Shorebased certificate.
Day Skipper Shorebased Course Syllabus
International regulations for preventing collisions at sea:
Tides and tidal streams:
Visual aids to navigation:
Navigation in restricted visibility:
Marine environment :