Duration of Course
3 weekends
5 days, Sun - Fri
Previous Knowledge assumed
Competent Crew/Day Skipper Theory or similar experience
Qualification Aim
RYA Day Skipper Certificate
Course Content
Basic Pilotage, boat handling seamanship, short passage making & navigation
Student / Teacher ratio
5:1 maximum
Hamble / Solent
01489 577383
Next Course
Coastal / Yachtmaster
Theory (level 4)



With the knowledge gained on your theory course, it is now time to put it all into practice. Alternatively if you have some sailing and navigation experience, but no formal qualification, this is the course for you.

Covering the basic skills needed to skipper a yacht by day in familiar waters, and in fair weather.

The course concentrates on pilotage, setting sails to the conditions, sail and power handling skills and taking responsibility for your crew.

This qualification will enable you to charter yachts, and can be used to obtain an International Certificate of Competence for overseas use.

Day Skipper Practical
Weekend Course (3 required) £175 low season, £205 high season
5 Day Course £410 low season, £510 high season
7 Day Course £560 low season, £690 high season
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