RYA Dayskipper Theory

RYA Dayskipper Theory in Barcelona with Barcelona Watersports

This course is a comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers and is an essential preparation for our RYA Dayskipper practical course. The RYA Dayskipper theory course covers the following:

  • Seamanship Chart Familiarisation
  • Tidal Heights
  • Tidal Streams
  • Secondary Ports
  • Position Fixing
  • Dead Reckoning
  • Estimated Position
  • Course to Steer
  • Using the GPS
  • Chart Work Exam
  • Buoyage & Pilotage
  • Meteorology
  • Passage Planning
  • Collision Regulations
  • Passage Making
  • General Exam

Course Objective: You will be able to navigate around familiar waters by day.

Duration: 5 days

Course Assessment: Two exam papers

Prerequisite: RYA Competent Crew practical or equivalent experience

Venue: Port Vell Marina, central Barcelona

Course Cost: €499