RYA Narrowboat Course
RYA Narrowboat Course

RYA day skipper & Yachtmaster tHeory

Day Skipper & Yachtmaster Theory


Every Thursday from 6th February for 14 Weeks & Every other Satruday from 15th February Start Your Day Skipper at Thames Boat House Shepperton.


Every Wednesday from 5th February for 14 weeks & Every other Saturday from 8th February Start Your Day Skipper at Little Ship Club London - Call for more information.



Our aim is to give you time to learn each subject, practice and test your knowledge, and in your busy life it allows you time to get some personal tuition!!


A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers.

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.


Course topics include:-

  • The basics of Seamanship

  • The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage

  • Chartwort

  • Position fixing

  • Plotting a course to steer

  • Weather forecasting and meteorology

  • Tides

  • IRPC - Collisison Regulations

  • Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat

  • Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts


Course Cost £550 inlcuding course pack.


The Shorebased YM couse covers the subject matter in much greater detail so you will be competent when you go on for your Practical Boating Courses.  Call us for me details.

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Call us today on 07425 171821

Email us at info@thamesboattraining.co.uk

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