The RYA Day Skipper Theory course is an introduction to chart work, navigation, meteorology and seamanship. You will learn how to figure out tidal heights and streams and how they affect your course.
You will also learn about how to identify the ‘give way vessel’ when there is a risk of collision, ‘dead reckoning’ and ‘estimated positions’ as well as buoyage, safety equipment, passage planning and much more.
The first time you successfully navigate to a destination will give you a fantastic sense of achievement.
You can do the course in our classroom in Antigua over 5 days and we will work with you to be flexible on timings
Alternatively you can do the theory class online before you arrive RYA Day Skipper Theory course online via NauticEd This is RYA approved and truly a world class online training experience.
Before attending the RYA Day Skipper Theory course It is useful that you have had some previous sailing or motor cruising experience.
|Duration:||5 Days [40 hours plus exam times]||No. Students to Instructor:||6:1|
|Previous Experience:||None but some boating experience is useful||Minimum Age:||none|
|Locations:||Antigua or online . ||Dates:||This course is run all year round|