RYA Day Skipper Shorebased


Price Per Person.
Dates scheduled on demand. Email us or call 01752 424514 to request a date.
Where spaces are available, dates shown in dark green on the calendar.

SKU: RYA-DSK-S Category:


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 from 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. If you are travelling by car, a pay and display car park can be found opposite the marina.

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.

King Point Marina is the location for our RYA Day Skipper Shorebased, Devon.

Typical student to instructor ratio for this course is 3:1. Maximum online booking is for 3 guests. Please contact us if you would like to book more places.

Additional information

Pre-course experience and assumed knowledge

Some practical sailing experience is desirable, but not essential.

Minimum duration

5 days (40 hours) plus exam.

Minimum age

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.


Tea, coffee and light refreshments.


King Point Marina, Plymouth, Devon.