Adult Sailing

Day Skipper Shorebased

This Day Skipper Shorebased Course is designed specifically for those who wish to undertake the Yachting Day Skipper Practical Course or the Intermediate Powerboat Course.  The aim of this course is to provide the background knowledge for participants to be able to navigate and skipper a yacht or fast powerboat by day.

If you're looking for a quick online introduction to navigation and seamanship, try the Essential Navigation and Seamanship Course.

Day Skipper Theory Course Syllabus

  • Seamanship
  • Position Fixing
  • Plotting Courses to Steer
  • Weather Forecasting
  • Collision Regulations

We provide:

  • Training Charts
  • Textbook
  • Sample Questions
  • Test Papers
  • Plotter (classroom course only)
  • Dividers (classroom course only)

What to Bring

  • Pencil
  • Pen
  • Eraser
  • Notebook.

What a graduate thinks...

"I thoroughly enjoyed the course from start to finish. Most of the material was very new to me but I felt the delivery was excellent and you presented it in such a way that it was easy to understand and absorb while keeping it interesting" - Gerry, passed November 2018

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Course Options | Online or Classroom

 

Online Day Skipper Theory Course

The Day Skipper Theory Course is delivered by Navathome, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training. Upon booking, a website link and password will be sent to you. Please allow one business day to recieve this.

You will be tutored /supported by an experienced RYA instructor. The cost of the programme is €400.

The contract is between Navathome.com and the student and please note that by booking this course you agree to the terms and conditions of Navathome available here. To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with Navathome via www.navathome.com. This training website and database is held and maintained on a secure server. Navathome is an RYA training centre which specialises in online navigation training and will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course. Please review the full details of this here. You'll have 6 months to complete the course, however, this can be extended.

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Upon booking, you'll recieve an email confirming your booking. You'll receive a second email with your login details within one business day, and your course materials within three business days.

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You can book by calling our team on 01 2844195. Please ensure to have read our terms and conditions prior to enrolling.

Classroom Day Skipper Theory Course

Course 1: Saturdays 9.30am-5pm and Thursdays 6.30pm-10pm

  • January: Saturday 18th, Thursday 23rd, Saturday 25th, Thursday 30th
  • February: Saturday 1st, Thursday 6th, Saturday 8th

Course 2: Saturdays 9.30am-5pm and Thursdays 6.30pm-10pm

  • March: Saturday 14th, Thursday 19th, Saturday 21st, Thursday 26th, Saturday 28th
  • April: Thursday 2nd, Saturday 4th

Course 3: Saturdays 9.30am-5pm and Thursdays 6.30pm-10pm

  • October: Saturday 3rd, Thursday 8th, Saturday 10th, Thursday 15th, Saturday 17th, Thursday 22nd, Saturday 24th

Course Fee - €499: Includes a hot cooked meal on Thursday eveningsif you would like, all course notes, books, papers and complimentary tea and coffee.

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You can book by calling our team on 01 2844195. Please ensure to have read our terms and conditions prior to enrolling. Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

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