RYA Day Skipper Theory Online
Internet based RYA theory courses
Navathome Australia interactive online Day Skipper theory
Work where you like, at your own speed and in your own
There are no pre-course requirements for the
RYA Day Skipper theory course but some
sailing knowledge can be helpful. Some dinghy sailing or a cruise on a larger yacht is ideal
but not essential.
CostThe cost of the course is only $675.This includes the full theory kit and navigation instruments, exam and certification.
A discount applies for multiple courses - see prices page for details.
What the course covers
The RYA Day Skipper theory course aims to develop your skills in
planning and undertaking short coastal passages by day. It will improve your knowledge of seamanship,
safety and coastal navigation and is recognised as a world class sailing and boating qualification.
It is an important foundation course for working with tides and is essential if you are planning to
develop your sailing qualifications to coastal or offshore yachtmaster.
The course covers:
Definition of Longitude and Latitude
Chart terminology and notes
Tidal theory including heights and streams
Plotting estimate of position and course to steer allowing for tide
Basic rules of the road
Passage Planning to SOLAS requirements
Once you have completed the course you will
feel safer and have more confidence in your ability
and after completing an RYA practical
course you be on the way to being a
first class skipper for very reasonable cost.This course also represents
recognised prior learning towards the international certificate of competency.
The course is made up of a series of exercises,
most of which are animated for easy
learning. It is not based on power point slides or videos.
Each exercise is followed by a set
of questions which you can answer online.
Once an answer is submitted the feedback is
instant in the form of a detailed answer
page with the solution fully set out.
Some answers will be forwarded to your
instructor who will provide additional personal
feedback and help where required.
If you wish to progress through the RYA/YA sailing scheme completion of the Day Skipper theory course is essential
and it is a requirement for completing a practical Day Skipper.
If you would like more information about this course give Helen a call or email her.
We can advise you on the best course to suit your needs. If you would like to
book please proceed to our online shop at the prices and bookings page.
Your RYA theory kit includes:
RYA Day Skipper Course notes
Quality brass dividers
2 x RYA practice Charts
RYA Hardcopy Exercises
RYA Chart Plotter Simulator
RYA Nautical Almanac
Online support and tuition
Why you should choose Navathome Australia
Navathome Australia is a specialist e-learning provider of RYA theory
We are the only recognised distance learning center in Australia with other schools providing online courses on our behalf.
You have access to an RYA qualified Yachtmaster Instructor throughout your course
We can link you to practical courses in Australia or at any RYA training center worldwide.
Work at your own pace with no classroom rush or stress.
Working with us, you have the opportunity to plan your sailing education to provide interest and variety and importantly to be in charge of the process.
The Navathome Australia suite of courses is professionally written by fully
qualified RYA instructors with a background in
e-learning and computer programming.
Copyright © 2010-2018Navathome.com.au. Navathome Australia is a family business based in Bunbury, Western Australia.
The School Principal is Don Punch who is an RYA Yachtmaster instructor and has a Master Class 5 for power and sail.