RYA Day Skipper Theory Course - Online

The RYA Day Skipper Theory Course is aimed at students who are looking to learn the theory knowledge in order to confidently skipper small boats in familiar waters by day. This course works hand-in-hand with the Day Skipper practical course and is designed for motor boaters, sailors and power boaters alike.

You can study, at your own pace, in the comfort of your home whilst also benefiting from full instructor support via email and phone. This interactive form of learning with animated teaching slides as well as scrolling lessons helps to bring the Day Skipper course to life. Please email us to see a live demonstration of our online training course.

Do I need previous experience?

No – However you will get more out of the course if you have attended the RYA Basic Navigation course or have been boating before.

What will I learn?

Topics covered will include:

  • Basic seamanship
  • Navigation
  • Lights & shapes
  • Weather
  • Collision regulations

On completion of this course you will have the theoretical knowledge to navigate small yachts around familiar waters by day.

Course Schedule

  • Online course
  • 40 hours learning

Course includes:

  • Phone and email support
  • Course material
  • CD ROM
  • Chart plotter and training Almanac

Please note, you will also need a portland plotter and a set of dividers.

Course costs:

£299 per person including full instructor support and course training material

Booking Details

To book, please look at our course dates, 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.