RYA Day-Skipper Theory

This 5 day course is designed to give you the knowledge to skipper and navigate in unfamiliar waters by day. You will also be introduced to lights for basic night time driving. This course will cover chart work, tidal systems, seamanship, meteorology, collision regulations and much more.

This course is highly recommended for those looking to carry out RYA Intermediate Powerboat and Advanced Powerboat courses.

Course Duration 5-Days
Learning Style Classroom, shore based
Course Cost £369
Frequency Bi-annually, see calendar

Course Pre-Requisites 

An RYA Powerboat Level 2 course is recommended before taking this course.  The minimum age is 12, any under 18s will need a parent or guardian present on the course.  

What is covered? RYA Day Skipper Theory
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Why choose Trafalgar for your training journey?

  • Full use of brand new Musto offshore sailing clothing. 
  • Full use of brand new Spinlock lifejackets. 
  • Luxury on-site showers
  • On-site Beach Hut Café 
  • Free WIFI access
  • Free parking
  • Central location off M27
  • Great views of Portsmouth Harbours and its heritage sites
  • On completion of your course, enjoy exclusive Trafalgar discounts on Musto Clothing and Spinlock Safety Equipment. 
“Yesterday will go down as one I remember for a long time, as I now feel ready to go solo, thanks to your excellent instruction and the luck imbued on me by that disgusting seagull.”

Martin Ireland

Trafalgar Group
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