DAY SKIPPER COURSE (Practical)
This course is aimed at those who wish to start skippering on their own or to be able to help experienced skippers. Charter companies usually require Day Skipper as the minimum standard required of potential charterers. You are automatically entitled to an ICC (International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft – see more at RYA website here) to charter abroad if you hold Day Skipper or above.
5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht.
Theory to the level of Day Skipper. It is recommended you attend the Day Skipper shore based course beforehand.
5 days, 3 weekends or 3 days plus 2 days
- Preparation for sea
- Deck work
- rules of the road
- maintenance and repair work
- emergency situations
- yacht handling under power
- yacht handling under sail
- passage making
- night cruising.
Please feel free to call or e-mail us regarding course dates if not listed on this site. We try to be flexible and may do a course date around your requirements You can also click on our Student resources page to pay the deposit and buy any books you may require.
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