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The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. You can choose between ‘one to one’ tuition, evening classes or an intensive course over 21/2 weekends.  











A comprehensive course pack is included, as well as two exercise charts, course handbook, exercises work-book and the RYA chart plotter CD, we also provide free of charge a full size course plotter, brass dividers and the RYA almanac, saving you £25 if purchased separately.  


For a little extra ‘ONE to ONE’ TUITION is also available, you’ll get tuition tailored to your needs, so your course can either be completed quickly or over a more relaxed period as your schedule allows.


….and finally, to help with home study and revision you have access to our on-line training resource containing over 60 training presentations.

RYA Day Skipper Theory

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All necessary training aids including chart, plotter, dividers, course handbook and almanac, exercises and the RYA electronic chart plotter CD

All Courses Include :

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A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced or rusty skippers

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Subjects covered…..

- Weather forecasting and meteorology

- Tides and tidal streams

- Collision Regulations

- Lights and shapes

- Cruising boat construction, parts and equipment - Emergency and safety procedures

- Life-jackets, harnesses and when to use them

- The basics of seamanship

- Essentials of coastal navigation

- Pilotage

- Chartwork

- Position fixing

- Plotting a course to steer

- Electronic navigation

This course covers all the key areas to navigating and managing a boat safely on coastal passages, topics include :

AVAILABLE BETWEEN JANUARY & APRIL 2017

If you find it difficult to attend our classroom courses, for a little extra one-to-one sessions can be arranged at times convenient to your schedule.


Single Student & Couples - only £379 per person

+ £2.75 administration, registration and postage fee

You’ll get tuition tailored to your needs, so your course can either be completed quickly or over a more relaxed period as your schedule allows.

ONE TO ONE TUITION - only £379 (Inc. Almanac, Plotter & Brass Dividers)

Single Student Tuition  Tuition for Couples View Course Dates + £2.75 administration, registration and postage fee

        2016/7  EVENING CLASSES - only £295

        (Inc. almanac, plotter & brass dividers)



Day Skipper theory course held over 20 evening

sessions between 7pm and 9pm in

Bradbury Hall, Henleaze and at Underfall Yard, Cumberland Basin.

Henleaze evening class starts Tuesday 18th Oct.

Cumberland Basin evening class starts Wednesday 19th Oct  

March 2017 INTENSIVE  COURSE-  only  £295

(Inc. almanac, plotter & dividers)


Course held over THREE weekends in Cumberland Basin, Bristol

All training materials included.







1st Weekend  - Sunday 6th March

2nd Weekend - Saturday 12th March and Sunday 13th March

3rd Weekend - Saturday 19th March and Sunday 20th March


View Course Dates + £2.75 administration, registration and postage fee

Course dates, venues and availability...

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Booking office now closed for summer

Booking office now closed for summer

Booking office now closed for summer