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Day Skipper Theory

Our RYA Day Skipper Theory Course introduces and builds the student up to a competent level of navigation of a small craft. The course includes position plotting, allowing for tides, interpreting lights and shapes used and understanding the rules of the road that apply to all vessels.


Tower in the port

Pre-Course Requirements

It is recommended that you have some sailing experience prior to attending a Day Skipper Theory Course, although not mandatory.

Course Syllabus

You don’t need to bring anything, we sell portland chart plotters and dividers 

The course takes place over 5 days in our purpose-built classroom just metres from the marina in Estepona.

The course price includes all books, materials & training Alamanac.

Start and Finish Location: Estepona

Chart alongside a student's notes
Chart and plotter

What's Included

  • Plotter and Dividers

  • Pencils, pencil sharpener and eraser

  • RYA Charts and Almanac

  • RYA Day Skipper Theory Certificate on successful completion of the course and exam

Post Course

After being awarded your Day Skipper Theory Certificate you will be ready to take on the RYA Day Skipper Practical! As a Day Skipper, you will have the knowledge and skills to skipper a yacht in familiar waters during the day.

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