Day Skipper - theory
A comprehensive introduction to chart work, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship. Invaluable for learning how to start making decisions on board, and if you are considering taking the Day Skipper practical course. .



Course type: Theory
Suggested minimum pre-course experience: Some practical experience desirable
Assumed knowledge: None
Course content: Basic seamanship and introduction to navigation and meteorology.
Ability after course: The syllabus arms would-be skippers with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights, weather and IRPCS is also included
Minimum duration: 40 hours and 2 exam papers