RYA Day Skipper - Shorebased Course Certificate

What is special about this course?

This is an elementary course in seamanship, navigation and meteorology. It is intended as an integral part of the overall training for the Day Skipper/Watch Leader and as an introductory course to the more advanced Coastal Skipper course.

Entry requirements

  • No formal entry requirements
  • Nautical Terms
  • Ropework
  • Anchorwork
  • Safety
  • International Regulations For Preventin Collisions At Sea
  • Definition Of Position
  • Course And Speed
  • Navigational Charts And Publications
  • Navigational Drawing Instruments
  • Compasses
  • Chartwork
  • Position Fixing
  • Tides And Tidal Streams
  • Pilotage
  • Visual Aids To Navigation
  • Passage Planning
  • Navigation In Restricted Visibility
  • Meteorology.

How will I study my course?

  • Evening
  • Short course

How long will my course last?

20 weeks by Evening Class

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Outer Hebrides
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Barra Campus)
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Benbecula Campus)
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Stornoway Campus)

    Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.

Start date

For more information on start dates please contact Admissions at UHI Outer Hebrides - leadmissions@uhi.ac.uk

Fees

£110

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Apply for RYA Day Skipper - Shorebased Course Certificate

Please contact our Admin team for further information on:

01851 770 000
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adminle@uhi.ac.uk

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Outer Hebrides. Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study. UHI Outer Hebrides operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.