RYA Day Skipper Shorebased (Online course)
Pre-course experience Some practical experience is desirable
Assumed knowledge None but the RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship (Online Theory Course) is useful.
Minimum duration Online approx. 40 hours.
Compatibility Compatible with PC, Mac and Linux and mobile devices including iPad and iPhone, to check if your browser or mobile device is Ok with our courses use the free trial.
Minimum age 12 Years
Course content    Course topics include:
  • A comprehensive introduction to seamanship, basic navigation, pilotage, safety procedures and Collision Regulations for use in local waters
  • The basics of seamanship
  • The essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
  • Chartwork
  • Electronic charts
  • Position fixing
  • Plotting a course to steer
  • Weather forecasting and meteorology
  • Tides Collision regulations
  • Construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat
  • Emergency and safety procedures including distress calls,use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and liferafts
Ability after the course Theoretical knowledge of seamanship, navigation and meteorology and you will receive your RYA certificate after passing the online exam.
Course Fee HK$ 4,000
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