P5 – RYA Day Skipper Program

Includes seamanship, navigation and pilotage skills necessary to skipper a yacht on short a coastal passage or hiring yachts in most sailing holiday destinations. Start with our Keelboat courses on our J24 yachts and then complete the RYA shore based and practical courses on our larger yachts.

This Program includes the following courses:

  • Keelboat Start Crewing - 4 x 3 hour practical lessons
  • Keelboat Start Helming - 4 x 3 hour practical lessons
  • Keelboat Start Skippering - 2 x 6 hour practical lessons
  • RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship 'On Line' - 8 to 10 hours, you can do this anywhere / anytime
  • RYA Day Skipper Theory - 45 hours Online or 5 x Days Shore based
  • RYA Day Skipper Practical (5 days and 4 nights onboard)

On completion of the RYA Day Skipper practical ask about the ICC International Certificate of Competence. During the RYA Day skipper practical course you will be assessed for your theory, sailing and seamanship skills. This is a pass or fail and a pass in the minimum requirement for the ICC.