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RYA Day Skipper

Trip Details

Creator Simon ReadView
Type RYA Day Skipper
Start date 1st Jul 2019
Finish date 5th Jul 2019
Destination - A Shotley Marina Ltd, Shotley Gate, Ipswich, UK
Destination - B Shotley Marina Ltd, Shotley Gate, Ipswich, UK

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.

If it’s help with navigation that you need, you should take our Day Skipper shorebased course.

Requirements & Outcomes

Pre-course experience: 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht

Assumed knowledge: Theory to the level of Day Skipper. It is recommended you attend the Day Skipper shorebased course beforehand.

Course content: 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

Training School Suffolk Coast Sailing

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1 of 1 berths available



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Trip Boat

Name Wings
Total Berths 6
Home Port Shotley Marina Ltd, Shotley Gate, Ipswich, UK
Model Moody 419
Coded Yes
Area Category 2