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Day Skipper

Day Skipper

The Practical RYA Day Skipper Course is ideal for those looking to take on more responsibilities. It provides you with the necessary skills to safely and confidently steer your own vessel. Transition from crew member to captain as you learn practical skills and gain hands-on experience.

What do you need to take the Yachtmaster Day Skipper course?

If you're planning a flotilla vacation or a bareboat charter, this course is for you. It's designed for individuals who want to confidently steer their own vessel with friends and family on board. Recommended prior knowledge: Nautical theory at the level of Day Skipper or equivalent.

Have sailed 5 days, 100 miles, and 4 overnight hours.
Be at least 16 years of age.

Course Structure

To obtain the Day Skipper Certificate, the student must complete a minimum of 5 days of classes.

After these sessions, you will have the confidence and ability to helm a small yacht day and night. There is no mileage limitation with the license, but familiarity with coastal waters is recommended.

Day and time Activity

Preparation for Departure and Deck Work

In Port and Sail Yacht Maneuvers

Navigation and Pilotage

Meteorology and Navigation Rules

Maintenance and Repair Tasks

Engines and Provisions

Emergency Situations

Passage Making and Night Navigation

What will you learn with the Day Skipper?

In five days, you will develop the skills to helm a cruising yacht under the guidance of our experienced instructors. While this course is more demanding than the Competent Crew course, we'll set aside time to enjoy sailing and some good meals in anchorages along the way.

The RYA Day Skipper sailing navigation training course teaches:

Boat maneuvers

Piloting and Navigation

Safety skills

Prices for the RYA Day Skipper Course in English

Find your RYA navigation course at the best price.

Day Skipper Course

€790

5 Day Course

Qualified Instructors

Max. 5 students per course

Insurance

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Includes VAT and insurance. Exam cost and certificate processing fee not included.

The Day Skipper Theory course is available both online and in the classroom.
The RYA Day Skipper Practical Photographic Identification Certificate can be used to charter a yacht in most areas of the world.

Available Day Skipper Course Dates:

Neptune Maritime Training is located at Barcelonas Port Olímpic.
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Location
Asignatura
Date Schedule Available places
RYA Day Skipper Course 08.04.2024 - 12.04.2024 09:00 - 22:00 Book for 790 €
RYA Day Skipper Course 21.05.2024 - 25.05.2024 09:00 - 18:00
Weekend:
09:00 - 18:00
Book for 790 €
RYA Day Skipper Course 23.10.2024 - 27.10.2024 09:00 - 22:00
Weekend:
09:00 - 18:00
Book for 790 €
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These are the FAQ about the RYA Day Skipper Course

The RYA Day Skipper course is a nautical training program designed to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to take on the role of a skipper on a yacht. This course equips you to navigate safely and confidently in coastal waters and undertake short passages.

It is recommended to have theoretical knowledge at the level of Day Skipper or equivalent. Additionally, participants are expected to have previous sailing experience, including having sailed for 5 days, covering 100 miles, and completing 4 night hours.

The Day Skipper Theory course is available online and in the classroom. The duration of the Practical Day Skipper course is 5 days.

The Practical Day Skipper course includes training in boat maneuvers, navigation, pilotage, water safety, passages, and more.

The Practical Day Skipper 5 day course is conducted at our headquarters located in Port Olímpic in Barcelona.

The RYA Day Skipper Practical Photographic Identification Certificate certifies that you have successfully completed the Practical Day Skipper course and allows you to charter a yacht in many areas around the world.

The price of the RYA Day Skipper course includes training, necessary course material,insurance and VAT. However, it's important to note that the cost of the exam and certificate processing is not included in the course price.

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