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RYA Day Skipper/Competent Crew Sail


The Day Skipper Sail is 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.

Previous experience: 5 Days afloat
Assumed knowledge: Navigation to Day Skipper shore based standard
Duration: 5 days
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
Assessment: Continual training and assessment
Commercial use: When commercially endorsed, qualifies holder to skipper a commercial yacht up to 24m in length in Category 6 (3 miles NDP daylight) or 5 (20 miles NDP daylight) waters (Cat 5 when combined with day skipper theory certificate).

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