RYA/MCA Day Skipper Theory

Experience Required: Competent Crew Practical

Become a navigational explorer with this 5-day theoretical course. Learn how to use navigational tools and build confidence to make considered decisions onboard.

What you’ll learn:

  • International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
  • Definition of position, course and speed
  • Navigational charts and publications
  • Navigational drawing instruments
  • Compass
  • Chartwork
  • Tides and tidal streams
  • Visual aids to navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Passage planning
  • Navigation in restricted visibility
  • Pilotage
  • Marine environment

Duration: 5 days

Total course fee: R8 100

Fees include: RYA theory packs and certificates.

Fees exclude: Food, accommodation and transport.

Contact us now for course dates and availability. 


Once you have completed your RYA Day Skipper Theory, the next step is the RYA Day Skipper Practical.

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