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Course Details

Course provided by Pacific Sailing School
Located at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia.
Student Instructor ratio: 1 to 5
Course Duration: 10 days
Course certificate and materials included

RYA Practical Syllabus
RYA Theory Syllabus

RYA Day Skipper – Theory & Practical

Course Duration

  • You will complete the eLearning and Virtual shore based theory and 5 days practical
  • Shore based Theory: online course with 4 three hour virtual sessions
  • 5 Day Practical

Recommended Previous Experience:

  • Keelboat Start Crewing
  • Keelboat Start Helming
  • Keelboat Start Skipper
  • or have at least 2 years sailing own small yacht

Assumed knowledge:

  • Essential Navigation and Seamanship.

Ability after course:

  • Skipper a small yacht on familiar waters by day.

Course Overview:

  • Pilotage, boat handling, Seamanship and Navigation

It is important to complete the theory before the practical to achieve a successful outcome in the learning process.

Price:

  • Elearning and Virtual Classroom: $1395
  • On-line only: $750
  • Monohull: $1810
  • Seawind 1160: $2050 - see our Virtual page for our special if theory and practical are booked at the same time
  • Seawind 1260: $2460

Included

RYA Day Skipper Pack

  • Navigation book
  • Training charts & Almanac
  • Certificate
  • 2b pencil, erasier, sharpener
  • Not Included

    Textbooks Day Skipper

  • Navigation Handbook $50
  • Weather Handbook Southern hemisphere $40
  • Training Almanac $40 (Same as ENS if completed)
  • Collision & Regulations $40
  • Plotter & Dividers $60
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    Textbooks for Coastal Skipper & Yacht Master

    • Manual of Seamanship $50
    • Stability & Bouyancy $15