RYA Day Skipper Motor Cruising

FREE VHF course with every RYA Day Skipper motor cruising course booked.

The RYA Day Skipper motor cruising course is a great starting point for the first time skipper or a seasoned skipper that is looking to formalise their knowledge and practical skills into a qualification.

On completion of the RYA Day Skipper motor cruising course, you can then apply for your ICC. This is the certificate needed if your going in to European waters or looking to hire a motor boat abroad.  At Ocean Sports Tuition we also include a FREE VHF course.

Do I need previous experience?

Yes,  2 prior days on a motor cruiser with at 4 night hours. You will need to have theory knowledge equivalent of Day Skipper theory.

What will I learn? 

Preparation of the boat, boat handling, passage planning and making, navigation, pilotage, rules of the road, basic engine knowledge, night cruising and what to do in an emergency.

A full course syllabus can be found here.

Course Schedule and costs:

Monday – Thursday inclusive = £885.00 per person

Monday – Thursday inclusive with your own cabin =£1295 per person

Group discounts:

Book one place = £885.00 per person

Book two place = £840.00 per person

Book three places = £800.00 per person

Book all four places and take the boat and instructor exclusively for your group = £3100.00

Own boat tuition:

This course can run on your boat for your self or your group. Own boat training cost start from £250 per day. Please contact us for more information regarding own boat tuition.

Whats included:

  • All Moorings
  • Expert tuition
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommadation
  • Waterproofs
  • Free parking at Saxon wharf

Course Location:

Unit 6 Saxon Wharf Marina


So14 5QF


Next course running on the 3rd – 6th July .

To book please look at our online diary, email us or phone us on  02381 242159.

If you have any questions, or want to know if the course is right for you, or just want to talk in more detail about the course, please don’t hesitate to give us a call as we love to talk boating.