RYA Day Skipper Tidal

The RYA Day Skipper Certificate is your key to charter a yacht – worldwide. This RYA certificate represents THE ultimate standart of training and will be respected in all sailing areas. Approve you take over control of the yacht and crew under power and sail, in the marina and at sea. This is your ticket to freedom and is accepted by most of the charter companies around the world.

A course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills. You want to get behind the wheel of a yacht, and for your crew to confidently address you as Skipper.

The Day Skipper Practical will help you achieve your goals. By the end of the course, you will have sufficient knowledge to skipper a yacht in familiar waters by day. You will be able to charter a yacht in most of the sailing regions once you’ve achieved this certificate.

Pre-course experience
5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht

Assumed knowledge
Basic navigation and helmsmanship. It is recommended you attend the Day Skipper shorebased course beforehand

Minimum duration
5 days, live on board

Minimum age

Course content
Preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising when it applies

Ability after the course
You will have sufficient knowledge to skipper a yacht in familiar waters by day. You will be able to charter a yacht in most sailing regions

RYA Day Skipper Practical Tidal, awarded on completing the course

Course dates
We run RYA Day Skipper courses throughout May and September each year.

See all availabilities in our Course Calendar.
By clicking on our Course Calendar you will be redirected to our online booking system.

NOK8500 per person (up to five and the instructor on a yacht), prices are inclusive of accommodation, fuel, RYA qualified, experienced instructor.
Food will be of extra charge (approx. NOK750).
Not included are personal travel expenses and insurances.

Special deals
Private cabin
NOK14500 per person (we guarantee you don’t have to share your cabin)
NOK14500 per group of two (If you book together and share cabin and books with a friend, buddy, partner, wife/husband etc.)
Deals cannot be combined!

4 thoughts on “RYA Day Skipper Tidal

  1. Felix Allemann
    Very well structured course with excellent skipper. I learnt a lot and we had great fun too. Will definitively come back for a next course.

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