As skipper you are responsible for the safety of your ship and crew. With this RYA theory course we give the beginner skipper a good basic theory knowledge to sail safely along the coast during the day in tidal and non-tidal water . The RYA/MCA Day skipper shore based certificate is valid for motor and sail yachts. It is with the RYA Day skipper practical certificate sail or power the ideal licence to charter a sailboat of motor yacht.
It's important for the prospective students to understand that the training is provided by Skippers Online!
|Intended for||For anyone who wants to skipper a sail or motor yacht during the day along the coast.|
|Recommended pre-course experience||None|
|Minimum age||16 years|
Lights & day shape from ships
Safety equipment & Emergency situations
Weather forecast and basic meteorology
Reading and understanding navigational charts
plotting a course including the tidal currents
Calculating tidal heights
International regulations for prevention of collision at sea
Use of electronic navigation
Preparing a passage plan
|Certification||RYA /MCA Day skipper Shore based certificate|
|Price||295 GBP per person|
|Ability after the course||Theoretical knowledge to skipper safely a sail or motor yacht during the day along the coast in good conditions.|
RYA Dayskipper motor yacht practical course
RYA Dayskipper sail yacht practical course
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|Booking information||For any questions contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org|
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Included in the Day Skipper Online course price:
6 months access
Instructor Support 365 days a year
Student Pack (2 charts, training almanac & course handbook)
RYA chart-plotter software
13 fully-narrated lessons including embedded quizzes with instant feedback
13 self-assessment exercises with fully worked answers
Mock Exams with automatic feedback
2 Final Online Exams with detailed instructor feedback and unlimited attempts. You can arrange your own invigilator.
Unlimited free exam resits
RYA Day Skipper Theory Course Completion Certificate to support your practical course or a professional qualification
Download lessons to run offline on iPads, iPhones and Android Devices
2 Years further access to training materials once you’ve completed the course
To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with the RYA via your user profile in www.ryainteractive.org.
This learning management website is hosted and maintained by a third party called Learning Pool, who will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course.
Your name and email address will be entered on www.ryainteractive.org in order to create your user account. On your first access to the site, you will be asked to enter your address and date of birth. You will have access to the site for one year in order to complete your online course. During this period, your personal information will be held on the website by Learning Pool and be available to this training centre and the RYA for the purpose of managing your course.
On completion of your course, your name, email, date of birth and address will be transferred to the RYA's central database for the purpose of recording details of the course and any certification you gain as a result of it. This information allows the RYA to record your certification, to update any records they may already hold about you or your qualifications and to verify your certificate if required. After one year from the date of your enrolment on the course, your user account will be removed from www.ryainteractive.org. Full details of how the RYA will deal with your personal information will be displayed when you first access www.ryainteractive.org.