RYA Narrowboat Course
RYA Narrowboat Course

RYA day skipper & Yachtmaster tHeory

Day Skipper & Yachtmaster Theory




Yachtmaster & Day Skipper Theory consists of 40 hours of training - £550.00 places limited.


Monday 2nd October 19:00 to 21:00 over 6 Months 


Wednesday 2nd February 19:00 to 21:00 over 8 weeks & Satruday 5 Feb and every other Saturay



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 course 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 further details on:

07425 171821

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