This course is next stage up from the Essential Navigation & Seamanship shorebased course. It is designed specifically for those who wish to undertake the Yachting Day Skipper Practical Course or the Intermediate Powerboat Day Cruising 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.
- Position Fixing
- Plotting Courses to Steer
- Weather Forecasting
- Collision Regulations
- Training Charts
- Sample Questions
- Test Papers
What to Bring
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.
Course 1: Tuesdays and Thursdays (6.30-10.30pm)
February 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd, 28th
March 2nd, 7th, 9th
Course 2: Tuesdays and Thursdays (6.30-10.30pm)
September 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th
October: 3rd, 5th, 10th, 12th
Course Fee: €499. Includes a hot cooked meal every night, all course notes, books, papers and complimentary tea and coffee.
Reduce the Cost of Training - DaySkipper All-In-One
Reduce the cost of training with our Yacht Training Discount Scheme. We are delighted to offer the Day Skipper Practical Course and Day Skipper Shore Based Theory Course for the combined price of €950 when you book both programmes together, in additon we also have further training discounts. More details...