Day Skipper Theory

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Client:       Aspiring skippers

Dates:       Enrol anytime

Info:         This course is provided by Navathome.com, a RYA training centre specializing on online training. You will be their student.  You will be tutored/supported by an experienced RYA (Discovery Sailing) instructor working on behalf of Navathome.com.


This course is a comprehensive 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.

Course topics include:

  1. the basics of seamanship
  2. the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
  3. chartwork
  4. electronic charts
  5. position fixing
  6. plotting a course to steer
  7. weather forecasting and meteorology
  8. tides
  9. collision regulations
  10. construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
  11. emergency and safety procedures including distress calls,use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferaft.

Price $650.00.

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