Fast-Track RYA Day Skipper Course

Course Duration

9 days (Saturday - Sunday)**

Previous Experience Needed

RYA Competent Crew or sailing ability to this standard

Course Location

Classroom and Berthon Marina, Lymington, SO41 3YL Pontoons C8 & C10

Course Price

£815 inc VAT + £45 RYA Exam Papers

Certificate Gained

RYA Day Skipper Practical (ICC) / RYA Day Skipper Theory

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Price Includes

  • 4 days theory instruction in the classroom
  • 5 days practical sailing tuition on the Solent
  • 5 nights accommodation onboard our yacht
  • Lifejackets
  • Oil skins
  • Free parking
  • Course certificates
  • RYA Logboog G158


Call us for Further Information

If you have any queries please call us on: 07764 465773


Course Content

Practical Course Content

  • Preparation for Sea
  • Deck Work
  • Navigation, Pilotage, Meteorology
  • Rules of the Road (IRPCS)
  • Maintenance and repair work
  • Engines
  • Victualling
  • Emergency situations
  • Yacht handling under power
  • Yacht handling under sail
  • Passage making
  • Night Cruising

Theory Course Content

  • Nautical terms, Rope work, Anchor work
  • Safety & IRPCS
  • Destination course and speed
  • Navigation charts and publications
  • Compass deviation and variation
  • Chartwork
  • Tides and tidal streams
  • Visual aids to navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Passage planning & Pilotage
  • Navigation in restricted visibility

Related Courses

Fast-Track RYA Day Skipper Course Fast-Track RYA Day Skipper Course

The Fast-track Day Skipper course includes 4 days of theory instruction in the classroom and 5 days sailing on the Solent. The course covers all you need to skipper a yacht, including yacht handling under power and sail, rules of the road, maintenance, navigation, day and night cruising and dealing with emergency situations.


The Fast-track Day Skipper course runs once a month.

Course Schedule

Starts at 0900 on the Saturday and finishes at approx 1600 on the Sunday.

Call us for Further Information

If you have any queries, please call Fiona on: 07764 465 773
or email:


Students may need to find find their own accommodation in Lymington whilst completing the Day Skipper Theory Course **

*Food cost will cover breakfast and lunch as well as one dinner on board for the evening of the night sail. Other evenings we eat in the local pubs.

** It may be possible to stay onboard one of our yachts for £15 per night during the theory part of the course, subject to availability.



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