RYA Dayskipper Practical live-aboard over 2 weekends » First Weekend
A course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills.
Learn to skipper a short passage with the instructor on hand to give advice and encouragement and ensure your safety. Experience being in charge, taking credit when it all goes well, and being responsible when it doesn't.
Before this course, if you are not sure that your sailing is up to speed, a good way to learn is on an RYA Level 2 dinghy course. This will teach you to sail around a course and control the boat's speed.
Course Pre-requisites: 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht, RYA Competent Crew certificate & RYA Dayskipper Theory course - Please note you will not be allowed to participate in this course without meeting the course prerequisites
Duration: 5 days (live on board at least 3 night)
Timings: 10am till 6pm,
An example itinerary for your is shown below, (it may change due to weather forecasts). Please note that you will be staying onboard overnight away from DOSC on Day 1, Day 2 and Day 4.
Day 1 Meet at DOSC at 0930. Prep the boat and sail to Jebal Ali. Stay onboard overnight.
Day 2 Sail to Port Rashid. Stay onboard overnight.
Day 3 Sail to DOSC. Week de brief and logbook signed.
Day 4 - Sail to Palm west/world islands. Stay onboard overnight.
Day 5 Sail to DOSC. Course debrief and certification.
Cabin: Cabin allocation will be based on the booking made
Maximum students per course: 5
Minimum Age: 16
Course Content: Preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising
Please take note: prices for courses over 2 weekends are different than courses over 5 consecutive days.
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Last updated 12:19am on 24 February 2024