RYA Day Skipper Motor is for new skippers who intend to undertake short passages in familiar waters by day. It covers boat handling, navigation and skippering techniques to run your own boat. You should have two days practical experience on a motor cruiser. It can be combined with the Helmsman course into a 5 day course.

All RYA Motor Cruising Courses are run through our parent company SeaRegs Training.

Book on a RYA Day Skipper Motor course below. Future dates and weekend courses are available, please contact the office for details. 

Price: £975
Previous Experience: 2 days afloat
Assumed Knowledge: Navigation to Day Skipper Shorebased standard
Duration: 4 Days
Location: Turnchapel Wharf, Plymouth, Devon, UK

Course Content:

  • Preparation for Sea
  • Boat Handling
  • Navigation & Pilotage
  • Meteorology
  • Engines
  • Night Cruising
  • Passage Making

Costs include fuel, a working lunch, snacks, tea & coffee, mooring fees etc. Courses are non-residential so accommodation is required in one of the many hotels or guest houses near the marina. We can provide a list of recommendations.