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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.

At Ballyholme Yacht Club, this course is offered on Tuesday evenings, from 6:30pm.

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

Cost
Members £310
Non-Members £330

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  • Session 12
    17th December 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 13
    7th January 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 14
    14th January 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 15
    21st January 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 16
    28th January 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 17
    4th February 2020 - 5th February 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 18
    11th February 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 19
    18th February 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 20
    25th February 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 21
    3rd March 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 22
    10th March 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 23
    17th March 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 24
    24th March 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Session 25
    31st March 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 028 9127 1467

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

Description:

Email: admin@ballyholme.com