RYA Day Skipper Sail

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Overview

Course
Syllabus

RYA Day Skipper is a hands-on course that is highly recommended for anyone who regularly sails on board a yacht. It’s designed to improve skills and build knowledge of all aspects of life at sea whilst skippering a sailing yacht during short passages.

You will spend 5 days navigating and sailing your way across the Solent and Southampton, including some night sailing. Under the watchful eye of your instructor, you’ll practice your skippering skills, ensuring your crew are safe and happy. You will plan and put into practice a variety of different passages, including the execution of pilotage plans in to (and out of!) busy rivers, anchorages and marinas. Other key skills include interpreting weather forecasts, engine maintenance, sail handling and sail trim.

Armed with your RYA Skipper qualification, you will boost your confidence to take charge of a sailing yacht and explore beautiful harbours and anchorages. You can also apply for your International Certificate of Competence (ICC) enabling you to charter a sailing yacht during a holiday at home or abroad.
Pre-Course
Experience
5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht.
Assumed
Knowledge
Knowledge of being on board a boat to Competent Crew level. We also strongly recommend that you do the Day Skipper theory beforehand. This course can be done online or in a classroom and enables you to put chartwork knowledge into practice rather than learning everything whilst afloat.
Student
Instructor Ratio
Maximum 3:1
Duration5 days (3 weekends or 3 days plus 2 days)
Course
Content
  • Preparation for sea
  • Deck work
  • Navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Meteorology
  • Rules of the road
  • Maintenance and repair work
  • Engines
  • Victualling
  • Emergency situations
  • Yacht handling under power
  • Yacht handling under sail
  • Passage making
  • Night cruising
Ability after
Course
On successful completion you will be able to skipper your own yacht or charter yacht. This course also allows you to obtain and International Certificate of Competence, (ICC) the requirement for charter abroad.

What’s Included

When you book a course with Urban Truant we do our best to ensure there are no extra fees – everything you need to complete your course is included:

  • Your own cabin on board a 41 foot yacht (New 2020)
  • All meals and refreshments whilst on board
  • All mooring fees
  • All fuel costs
  • Use of Urban Truant’s quality wet weather gear and safety kit
  • RYA certification for all successful students

At Urban Truant we feel it’s important to provide quality catering and pride ourselves on serving fresh tasty food wherever possible. We are also happy to cater for different dietary requirements upon request.

Course Dates

Below are listed our available dates. If you cannot see dates that you require, please get in touch with us and we may be able to to arrange a more suitable date.

Please note. To complete your qualification, you are required to complete 5 days of training on board.

£390.00 = 2 - day course
£585.00 = 3 - day course
£975.00 = 5 - day course

2021 Dates
Monday 04 October
to
Friday 08 October
FULL
£898.00
Monday 11 October
to
Friday 15 October
FULL
£898.00
Monday 25 October
to
Friday 29 October
FULL
£898.00
Monday 01 November
to
Friday 05 November
FULL
£898.00
Monday 08 November
to
Friday 12 November
1 PLACE LEFT
£898.00
Monday 15 November
to
Friday 19 November
FULL
£898.00
2022 Dates
Monday 28 February
to
Friday 04 March
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Monday 07 March
to
Friday 11 March
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Saturday 12 March
to
Monday 14 March
AVAILABLE
£585.00
Monday 21 March
to
Friday 25 March
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Monday 28 March
to
Friday 01 April
FULL
£975.00
Monday 04 April
to
Friday 08 April
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Saturday 16 April
to
Wednesday 20 April
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Saturday 30 April
to
Wednesday 04 May
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Monday 02 May
to
Friday 06 May
FULL
£975.00
Monday 16 May
to
Friday 20 May
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Monday 13 June
to
Friday 17 June
FULL
£975.00
Saturday 02 July
to
Monday 04 July
AVAILABLE
£585.00
Monday 11 July
to
Friday 15 July
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Friday 15 July
to
Sunday 17 July
AVAILABLE
£390.00
Monday 18 July
to
Friday 22 July
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Monday 25 July
to
Friday 29 July
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Monday 15 August
to
Friday 19 August
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Monday 05 September
to
Friday 09 September
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Saturday 10 September
to
Monday 12 September
AVAILABLE
£585.00
Monday 19 September
to
Friday 23 September
AVAILABLE
£975.00
Friday 23 September
to
Sunday 25 September
AVAILABLE
£390.00
Monday 03 October
to
Friday 07 October
AVAILABLE
£975.00

Take advantage of our Combined Learning Packages

RYA Day Skipper Online Theory
RYA Day Skipper Online Theory
RYA Day Skipper Sail
RYA Day Skipper Sail
£1188.99 Combined Price: £1050
RYA Day Skipper Online Theory
RYA Day Skipper Online Theory
RYA Day Skipper Sail
RYA Day Skipper Sail
RYA Short-Range Certificate (SRC) VHF Radio
RYA Short-Range Certificate (SRC) VHF Radio
£1238.98 Combined Price: £1089

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