RYA Day Skipper

Your introduction to skippering a yacht
€1200

MINIMUM DURATION : 5 DYS

PLACE : Isola di Procida

Minimum age: 16 

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About the course

The RYA Day Skipper practical course teaches the basic practical skippering techniques to enable you to feel confident as a Skipper. You will need some sailing experience and a basic knowledge of theory and navigation up to RYA Day Skipper shore based level. Completion of a RYA Day Skipper shore based course beforehand will greatly enhance the value of the Day Skipper practical course. By the end of this course the successful RYA Day Skipper will be able to undertake short coastal passages by day. Holders of the Day Skipper practical certificate can gain an International Certificate of Competence (ICC) without any further assessment.

Pre-course experience: 5 days, 100 nautical miles and 4 night hours on board a cruising yacht.
Assumed theoretical knowledge: Day Skipper shore based course completion certificate.
Minimum age: 16
Certificate issuing criteria: RYA Day Skipper practical course completion certificate.
Format: This course is based on the water.
Ratio: (5:1) students to instructor.
Base: Procida Island.
Included in the course fee: Accommodation onboard, fuel, insurance while aboard.
Not included: Mooring fees outside of our base in Procida, food, classroom reference books.

Course Syllabus

⊛ Preparation for sea
⊛ Deck work
⊛ Navigation
⊛ Pilotage
⊛ Meteorology
⊛ Rules of the road
⊛ Maintenance and repair work
⊛ Engines
⊛ Victualling
⊛ Emergency situations
⊛ Handling under power (Sail and Motor)
⊛ Yacht handling under sail (Sail only)
⊛ Passage-making
⊛ Night cruising

What to bring

⊛ Passport
⊛ Sunglasses with retainer
⊛ Sun screen and hat
⊛ Clothing and shoes appropriate to the weather conditions and the season
⊛ Sleeping bag
⊛ Pillow case
⊛ Gloves
⊛ Quick drying travel towel
⊛ Sea sickness tablets
⊛ Any prescription medicines or dietary needs
⊛ Head torch
⊛ Classroom reference books

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