RYA Day Skipper Shorebased

£525.00 per person

Price Per Person.
This is a one-off intensive course that will run alongside RYA Day Skipper (Combined)
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Description

If you are looking to complete your RYA Day Skipper Shorebased, Devon Sailing Experiences can offer you a high-quality and comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers.

This intensive, 5-day training course operates close to our base location, King Point Marina, a small and modern marina with fabulous facilities. It is conveniently located just 5-minutes away from Plymouth mainline train station by taxi.

When booking your RYA Day Skipper Shorebased, Devon Sailing Experiences are confident that you will receive top quality training from your knowledgeable and experienced instructor.

Key RYA course information can be found under the Additional Information tab.

Typical student to instructor ratio for this course is 8:1.

Additional information

Pre-course experience and assumed knowledge

Some practical sailing experience is desirable, but not essential.

Minimum duration

5 days (40 hours) including exam.

Minimum age

None.
Under 18s MUST be accompanied by parent/guardian.

Course content

The basics of seamanship; essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage; chartwork including use of electronic charts; position fixing; plotting a course to steer; weather forecasting and meteorology; tides; collision regulations; construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat; emergency and safety procedures including distress calls,use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts.

Included

Tea, coffee and light refreshments.

Cancellation

Please refer to the Terms and Conditions on our website. You are strongly recommended to take out insurance in the event of your cancellation outside our Terms and Conditions.

Location

Plymouth, Devon.