We familiarise you with the yacht and spend the course building skills and gaining experience while work towards your qualification. During this time we provide you with lunch and general refreshments, this is not a residential course.
Day Skipper - During the course you will build on previous experience under supervision from one of our experienced RYA Instructors. You will be directing the crew, coming alongside, handling the boat power, navigating during the day and getting some night hours under your belt. You will also learn the basics of engine maintenance and be expected to take control in a man overboard emergency situation. You should be over 16 and have some experience before you undertake this course; 5 days on board, 100 miles and 4 night hours and Theory knowledge to Day Skipper level.