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.
Intended for: For anyone who wants to skipper a sail or motor yacht during the day along the coast.
Recommended pre-course experience: none
Assumed knowledge: none
Minimum age: 16
Course content: Basic seamanship, Navigation buoyage, 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, Anchoring, Use of electronic navigation, Preparing a passage plan
Certification: RYA /MCA Day skipper Shore based certificate. The certificate is delivered after a successful written exam at the RTC NCP school in Croatia
Number of students: Minimum 2 - maximum 12. Private tuition is also possible on request
Minimum duration: 40 hours + 3 hours exam
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 shorebased package
- RYA Dayskipper shorebased exam
- RYA training almanac
- 2 RYA training charts
- RYA Dayskipper shorebased certificate ( if successful )
- RYA electronic navigation simulator
- Cold & hot drinks during the break
- One free reassessment
- RYA logbook
- Divider & plotter