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RYA Day Skipper Course » RYA Day Skipper Course

20th January, 18:30 - 21:30

This event is part of the RYA Day Skipper Course group.
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The Royal Yachting Association Day Skipper theory course provides 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.

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 and emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts.

The course will be taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. It will on Thursday evenings from 1830 to 2145 starting on Thursday 13 January 2022 and last for 12 weeks. The cost will be £300, which includes all the materials required from the RYA (excluding pencils, chart plotter and dividers).

Tide times

20 January 2022
↑HW 00:55 4.5m
↑HW 12:56 4.5m

Tide data for ChichesterHarbourEntrance

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