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
- Position Fixing
- Plotting Courses to Steer
- Weather Forecasting
- Collision Regulations
- Training Charts
- Sample Questions
- Test Papers
- Plotter (classroom course only)
- Dividers (classroom course only)
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. 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.
You can book online below or by calling our team on 01 2844195. Please ensure to have read our terms and conditions prior to enrolling.
Classroom Course Dates
2018 Course 3: Saturdays (10am-5pm) & Thursdays (6.30pm-10.30pm)
- October: Thursday 25th, Saturday 27th
- November: Saturday 3rd, Thursday 8th, Saturday 10th, Thursday 15th, Saturday 17th
2019 Course 1: Saturdays (10am-5pm) & Thursdays (6.30pm-10.30pm)
- February: Saturday 2nd, Thursday 7th, Saturday 9th, Thursday 14th, Saturday 16th, Thursday 21st. Saturday 23rd
2019 Course 2: Saturdays (9am-5pm) & Thursdays (6.30pm-10.30pm)
- October: Thursday 17th, Saturday 19th, Thursday 24th, Saturday 26th, Thursday 31st
- November: Saturday 2nd, Thursday 7th
Course Fee - €499: Includes a hot cooked meal every Thursday evening, all course notes, books, papers and complimentary tea and coffee. You can book online below or by calling our team on 01 2844195. Please ensure to have read our terms and conditions prior to enrolling.
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