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!
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
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Choose from weekday or weekend courses :
Includes breakfasts, 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.
Run on Beneteau First 35 or 36
Available over 2 weekends
Flexibility to mix and match your weekends
Weekends start and finish from Brighton Marina.
Weekend 1 runs on a Saturday and Sunday
Weekend 2 runs from Saturday to Monday.
Weekend 1 starts at 09:00 and finishes at 17:00 from Brighton Marina on Saturday and Sunday. You will be sailing in the Brighton area and will not need to stay onboard.
Weekend 2 starts at 09:00 on Saturday and finishes 16:00 on Monday.
You will stay onboard the yacht for the long weekend and the course will include a night sail.
Potential destinations will be Eastbourne, Littlehampton or Chichester.
I had a fantastic and rewarding Day Skipper course. Staff were at tentative, friendly, knowledgable. Looking forward to more in the future.
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!
Very well instructed. Very capable, patient, friendly and interactive. Very enjoyable.
Fantastic instructor on the boat and great person off the boat. Karl made the Day skipper course pleasurable to do.
“Thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to follow my passion, meeting likeminded enthusiastic people”