Navigation training

RYA Day Skipper Theory Online Course

May 2020
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The RYA Day Skipper online course is very interactive, othering tutorials on each subject set out in a well structured manor, Once you complete your tutorials you will have some exercise questions to practice the new navigation skills. The course takes about 40 hours and at the end there is two exams to complete which can be completed from home. There is online instructor support as required and our team at Barcelona Watersports are always happy to help where required

The advantage of studying online is that you can complete the course in your own time in the comfort of your own home. The course is 40hours and you have one year to complete it. You will be set up with a username and password and a tutor online from our supplier Skippers Online. Furthermore you have our instructors at Lagoon Watersports on hand over email or phone to help with any problems. When your theory online is completed you can call/email us to arrange for the exam at our centre.

Included in the course

You will receive a student pack with the RYA Dayskipper Handbook, practice navigation charts and training almanac. The price also includes plotters and postage or you can collect the pack at our centre in Marina Port Vell

Course Content:

  • Seamanship
  • Chart familiarisation
  • Tidal heights & Tidal streams
  • Secondary ports
  • Position fixing
  • Dead reckoning
  • Estimated position
  • Course to steer
  • Using the GPS
  • Chartwork exam
  • Buoyage & pilotage
  • Safety
  • Meterology
  • Passage planning
  • Collision regulations
  • General exam

Course Cost: €325