RYA Day Skipper Course Brighton

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RYA Day Skipper Courses

Learn to skipper a short passage with the instructor on hand to give tuition, advice and ensure your personal safety. The RYA Day Skipper qualification confirms that the successful candidate has the knowledge needed to skipper a yacht on shorter, coastal cruises during daylight.

At the end of this course you will be licensed to skipper your own boat and charter a boat both in the UK or abroad. Before taking the Day Skipper practical course you should make sure you have completed RYA Day Skipper Theory and RYA Competent Crew courses or have equivalent experience. We offer a range of Fast Track Day Skipper Packages combining these courses and offering great discounts. Your course will either be onboard our fantastic performance Beneteau yachts.

On the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course you will gain further experience through planning and completing passages, including a night sail. You will also gain your ICC (International Certificate of Competence). You will also practice lots of close quarter handling skills and mooring in a range of marinas – offering more interesting ways to tie up for the night!

RYA Day Skipper Course syllabus will cover:

  • Preparation for sea
  • Deck work
  • Navigation
  • Rules of the road
  • Maintenance and repair work
  • Emergency situations
  • Engines
  • Yacht handling under power and sail
  • Passage making
  • Night cruising
  • Pilotage
  • Meteorology

Course Objective: Gain RYA Day Skipper certificate .You will be licensed to skipper your own boat and charter a boat both in the UK or abroad.

Day Skipper Course Prerequisite: Day Skipper Theory

We also run the RYA Dayskipper from Barcelona

If you want more information please call us 01273 424842 opt.1 or Email Us

Choose from weekday or weekend courses :

Week Day Courses

Includes breakfasts, lunches

Waterproofs included (Usually £25)

RYA Dayskipper Course : Monday to Friday

  • Includes breakfasts and lunches


You will stay onboard the yacht and depending on weather conditions you will be sailing across to France or heading towards the Solent. You will be staying in different ports to give you as much sailing experience as possible whilst covering all the syllabus of RYA Dayskipper Practical. In either direction you will have a fantastic sailing course, visiting great locations with our experienced and professional skippers.

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Weekend Course

Run on Beneteau First 35 or 36

Available over 3 weekends

Flexibility to mix and match your weekends to spread out over whole winter or 3 consecutive weekends

Run from Brighton, 0900 to 1700 each day with one weekend including an evening sail till 2000.

Run on Beneteau First 35 or 36

All weekends are run from Brighton starting at 0900 to 1700 each day. The second weekend will include an evening sail until 2000 on the Saturday.

You can book one weekend at a time or SAVE £51 by booking all three weekends at once. If you are unsure of your diary for the second and third weekend just book a date and then email us straight away to let us know you are not ready to confirm the dates yet.

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The second weekend includes an evening sail on the Saturday. The course runs from Brighton Marina 0900 till 2000 Saturday and 0900 till 1700 Sunday.

You can book one weekend at a time or SAVE £51 by booking all three weekends at once. If you are unsure of your diary for the second and third weekend just book a date and then email us straight away to let us know you are not ready to confirm the dates yet.

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The third weekend runs form Brighton Marina starting at 0900 till 1700 Saturday and Sunday.

You can book one weekend at a time or SAVE £51 by booking all three weekends at once. If you are unsure of your diary for the second and third weekend just book a date and then email us straight away to let us know you are not ready to confirm the dates yet.

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I had a fantastic and rewarding Day Skipper course. Staff were at tentative, friendly, knowledgable. Looking forward to more in the future.

Mark Bishop

With a confident and experienced instructor, the course flew by. Highlights included helping in force 6 winds, watching the sea birds flock behind, a night sail and a beautiful sunrise on our final day!

Gary Jones

Very well instructed. Very capable, patient, friendly and interactive. Very enjoyable.

Archie

Fantastic instructor on the boat and great person off the boat. Karl made the Day skipper course pleasurable to do.

Andy

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“Thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to follow my passion, meeting likeminded enthusiastic people”

Penny Triggs 

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