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+27 (0)21 788 1009 082 088 7186 skipper@yachtmaster.co.za

To start with the RYA Competent Crew Practical, no experience required.

 

Scheduled RYA Day Skipper Package dates for 2019-2020

RYA Competent Crew Practical – 30 September 4 October 2019
RYA Day Skipper Theory – 7-12 October 2019
RYA Day Skipper Practical – 14-18 October 2019
***RYA SRC VHF Radio – 21 September 2019 or 26 October 2019

RYA Competent Crew Practical – 7-11 October 2019
RYA SRC VHF Radio – 12 October 2019
RYA Day Skipper Theory – 14-19 October 2019
RYA Day Skipper Practical – 21-25 October 2019

RYA Competent Crew Practical – 21-25 October 2019
RYA SRC VHF Radio – 26 October 2019
RYA Day Skipper Theory – 28 October – 2 November 2019
RYA Day Skipper Practical – 4-8 November 2019

RYA Competent Crew Practical – 4-8 November 2019
RYA SRC VHF Radio – 9 November 2019
RYA Day Skipper Theory – 11-16 November 2019
RYA Day Skipper Practical – 18-22 November 2019

RYA Competent Crew Practical – 18-22 November 2019
RYA SRC VHF Radio – 23 November 2019
RYA Day Skipper Theory – 25-30 November 2019
RYA Day Skipper Practical – 2-6 December 2019

RYA Competent Crew Practical – 2-6 December 2019
RYA SRC VHF Radio – 7 December 2019
RYA Day Skipper Theory – 9-14 December 2019
RYA Day Skipper Practical – 16-20 December 2019

RYA SRC VHF Radio – 24 December 2019
RYA Competent Crew Practical – 26-30 December 2019
RYA Day Skipper Theory – 31 December – 6 January 2020 (1st January 2020 – OFF)
RYA Day Skipper Practical – 7-11 January 2020

RYA Competent Crew Practical – 7-11 January 2020
RYA Day Skipper Theory – 13-18 January 2020
RYA Day Skipper Practical – 20-24 January 2020
RYA SRC VHF Radio – 25 January 2020

RYA Competent Crew Practical – 27-31 January 2020
RYA SRC VHF Radio – 1 February 2020
RYA Day Skipper Theory – 3-8 February 2020
RYA Day Skipper Practical – 10-14 February 2020

AND BEYOND!!

Contact us:
+21 788 1009 (landline)
+27 82 088 7186 (mobile and WhatsApp) – please include your name in your WhatsApp message.
Email address: skipper@yachtmaster.co.za

 

 

 

This course includes the following modules:

  • RYA Competent Crew Practical course – 5 days on board
  • RYA SRC VHF Radio course – 1 day in our classroom
  • RYA Day Skipper Theory – 6 days in our classroom
  • RYA Day Skipper Practical – 5 days on board

 

3 weeks

Please contact our office:

email: skipper@yachtmasater.co.za

Landline: +27 21 788 1009

Mobile: +27 82 088 7186 – WhatsApp welcome (please include your name)

All your training for all the listed courses

Your Personal RYA Logbook and RYA Theory packs.

Use of RYA Reference Books and navigation equipment.

During the 2 Practical live-aboard weeks on the yachts, your food, accommodation & use of Wet Weather Gear is included

We will also provide you with a program, what to bring, directions and pre-course notes prior to the start of the course.

Transport to Saldanha Bay and back.

On successful competition of the assessment candidates will be issued a RYA Short Range Operators License by the RYA.
The fees for this is £60 and payable via your credit card directly to the RYA

Meals and accommodation in Cape Town required for on shore courses.

RYA/MCA Competent Crew Practical
During this essential introductory course, you will be introduced to the wonderful world of sailing! The aim is to build a solid foundation in the correct procedures, including safety, seamanship, rope work, knots, splicing and helmsman-ship that will equip you with all you need to be a competent crew member. You’ll also be exposed to the latest sailing terminology and learn many different approaches and techniques.

Duration: 5 days

This includes:
• Sea terms and parts of a boat, her rigging and sails
• Sail handling
• Ropework
• Safety on board
• Personal Safety Equipment
• Man Overboard
• Emergency Equipment
• Manners and Customs
• Rules of the Road
• Tender Usage
• Meteorology
• Seasickness
• Helmsmanship and Sailing
• General Duties

RYA/MCA Day Skipper Theory (Sail and Motor Cruising)
This is an introductory course to the many theoretical parts of sailing. During the course, you will be introduced to all subjects needed for you to get back on the water and further your development as a competent yachtsmen and Skipper.

Duration: 6 Days

The Course includes:
• Nautical Terms
• Ropework
• Anchor work
• Safety
• International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
• Definition of Position, Course and Speed
• Navigational Charts and Publications
• Navigational drawing Instruments
• Magnetic Compass
• Chartwork and Navigation – Traditional and Electronic
• Tides and Tidal Streams
• Visual aids to Navigation
• Meteorology
• Passage Planning
• Navigation in Restricted Visibility
• Pilotage
• Marine environment

RYA/MCA Day Skipper Practical
During this course, you will learn to Skipper the boat and Manage crew. You will get the chance to put your navigational and skippering ability to practice.
This course is important in that it’s the first step and introduction to the amazing world of navigation, Skippering and seamanship!

Duration: 5 days

This Course includes:
• Preparation for Sea
• Deck Work
• Navigation
• Pilotage
• Meteorology
• Rules of the Road
• Maintenance and Repair Work
• Engines
• Victualling
• Emergency Situations
• Handling under Sail and Motor
• Yacht Handling under Sail (Sail Only)
• Passage-making
• Night Cruising

 

RYA/MCA VHF Radio Operation SRC (Short Range Certificate)
A radio is an important piece of safety equipment on board and it is vital to understand the correct procedures. If you own a marine radio hand held or fixed set, you are required by law to hold an operator’s license. This course will teach you the basics of operating and understanding a VHF radio on board a vessel.

We use modified VHF training Radio’s produced by ICOM and SIMRAD. These have been modified so that transmissions are suppressed.

Duration: 1 day

The Course Includes:
• How Radio works
• Radio rules and regulations
• Operating a marine VHF radio
• VHF channels and channel allocations
• Voice procedures
• Distress
• GMDSS
• Digital selective calling / Introduction and routine calls
• DSC / Distress Urgency and Safety
• Phonetic Alphabet
• Licensing guidelines
• Troubleshooting

On successful competition of the assessment candidates will be issued a RYA Short Range Operators License by the RYA.

Contact us on +27 21 788 1009 or email skipper@yachtmaster.co.za if you would like to join the 18 Week RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Career package or for just this course

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