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Britsail RYA Day Skipper

Trip Details

Creator Bob GulliverView
Type RYA Day Skipper
Start date 6th Oct 2019
Finish date 11th Oct 2019
Destination - A Kip Marina, Inverkip, Greenock, UK
Destination - B Kip Marina, Inverkip, Greenock, UK

RYA Day Skipper Course Overview

A course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills.

Learn to skipper a short passage with the instructor on hand to give advice and encouragement and ensure your safety. Experience being in charge, taking credit when it all goes well and being responsible when it doesn't.

Course content

To experience being in charge at the helm, making simple route plans and executing them, basic night sailing. This course is ideal for anyone wanting to further their sailing skills and wanting to sail their own boat in familiar waters. Topics covered include:

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

On successful completion of the course syllabus you will be awarded the RYA Day Skipper Course completion certificate.

Course cost includes

  • Full board whilst onboard the yacht
  • Safety equipment, i.e. lifejacket and safety line
  • Cooking gas
  • Fuel, although hopefully you will be doing more sailing than motoring
  • Mooring and marina fees
  • Secure marina parking
  • RYA Certificate
Training School Britsail

Crew Wanted


3 of 3 berths available



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Trip Boat

Name Chimere
Total Berths 8
Home Port Britsail - RYA Scotland Training Centre, Inverkip, Greenock, UK
Model Beneteau Oceanis 411
Coded No