RYA Day Skipper Practical
This RYA Advanced Pilotage course is ideal for those who want to progress their night pilotage skills, but might not yet have the experience required for the Coastal Skipper course.
How can I take this course?
|Pre-course experience||Boat handling to the standard of the Day Skipper practical course|
|Assumed knowledge||Theory knowledge to the standard of the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Offshore shorebased course, a VHF/SRC certificate and first aid.|
|Minimum duration||2 days including 1 evening.|
|Course content||Passage planning, preparation for sea, pilotage, passage making and responsibility as a skipper (daylight hours), use of radar, boat handling, dealing with adverse weather conditions, dealing with emergency situations, night cruising.|
|Ability after the course||Able to undertake more advanced passages by day and night.|