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RYA Day Skipper Theory

Day Skipper Shorebased Course

A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers.

This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers.  At Ballyholme Yacht Club, this course is offered on Thursday evenings, from 7pm.

Course topics include:

  • the basics of seamanship
  • the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
  • chartwork
  • 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

please note when registering that a supplement of £20 is added to non-members’ bookings.

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  • Day Skipper 2018 8/20
    22nd November 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2018 9/20
    29th November 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2018 10/20
    6th December 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2018 11/20
    13th December 2018
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2019 12/20
    10th January 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2019 13/20
    17th January 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2019 14/20
    24th January 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2019 15/20
    31st January 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2019 16/20
    7th February 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2019 17/20
    14th February 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2019 18/20
    21st February 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2019 19/20
    28th February 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day Skipper 2019 20/20
    7th March 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 028 9127 1467

Address:
Ballyholme Yacht Club, Seacliff Rd, Bangor, Down, BT20 5HT, United Kingdom

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Email: admin@ballyholme.com

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