RYA Day Skipper Theory Course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also includes to introduce you to night cruising. This course is taught over 5 days with to exam papers, it can be covered through a series of evening classes, weekend sessions or as a week-long course. RYA Theory courses are delivered through our parent company SeaRegs Training.

Book on a RYA Day Skipper Theory Course Below. Future dates, evening classes, weekend courses and 1:1 are available, please contact the office for details. 

Price: £495 (£1375 1:1 tuition)
Previous Experience: None
Assumed Knowledge: None
Duration: 5 Days
Location: Turnchapel Wharf, Plymouth, Devon, UK

Course Content:

  • Chartwork
  • Position Fixing
  • Course to Steer
  • Meteorology
  • Tides
  • Collision Regulations
  • Parts of a Boat & Equipment
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Coastal Navigation & Pilotage

Costs include a Student Pack, use of training almanac & plotting instruments for the duration of the course (feel free to bring your own). Courses are non-residential so accommodation is required in one of the many hotels or guest houses near the Centre. We can provide a list of recommendations.

Day Skipper Theory can also be completed as an online course