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RYA Dayskipper Theory course » First Weekend

14th - 16 April, 10:00am - 6:00pm
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This event is part of the RYA Dayskipper Theory course group.
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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.

A light lunch will be provided on the weekends.

Course Pre-requisites: RYA Competent Crew certificate or equivalent experience, which will need to be proven via log book - Please note you will not be allowed to participate in this course without meeting the course prerequisites

Minimum Duration: 48 hours

Timings: 10am until 6pm

Minimum Age: 16

Course Content: the basics of seamanship, the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage, chart work, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations, construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat, emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and life rafts

Last updated 6:04pm on 31 March 2023

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