The RYA Day Skipper Course eLearning Modules
Weather and Sea Conditions
Rigging: Standing and Running
Rules of the Nautical Road
Slip Departure and Return
Tides and Currents
Anchoring and Mooring
Coping with Emergencies
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The RYA Day Skipper
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Approved by the RYA to meet the RYA Day Skipper requirements for theory knowledge and testing
You will be assigned an RYA Instructor to personally grade your test once submitted
You will need the support materials - RYA Charts, RYA Almanac, Portland Plotter and Dividers. These are available on Amazon in USA and Canada. In other locations you will be mailed the support materials.
Start, stop and continue when you want
Unlimited time to complete
Milestone review questions and answers
Take as long as you need to complete the Final Exam. Return when ever you need.
NauticEd is an approved RYA Training Center.
This course has been approved and endorsed by the RYA as the RYA Day Skipper theory course and is a prerequiste to the practical RYA Day Skipper on-the-water training. Pass this course here online and the practical training at any RYA training center and you will receive the RYA Day Skipper Certificate - SAIL. This makes you automatically eligible to be awarded the ICC - International Certificate of Competence.
This is an ONLINE course and test viewable in your browser window.
Today's Investment: $294 plus $95 support materials from Amazon in USA and Canada: 2 RYA charts, the RYA tidal almanac, RYA Skipper Booklet, compass dividers, Breton rotating protractor, and examination grading by an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor. Or $394 elsewhere, which includes the support materials.
You have infinite time access to this course. Take as long as you need to complete the course once started. There are mini self-grade tests embedded so you can really test your own knowledge before you submit your exam. Return as often as you like.
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RYA Day Skipper Course: Tides and Current
... So what are the tide heights at times other than at high and at low. You can not assume a linear progression. It more acts like a sine curve. To calculate the tide height at any time you use a tide curve specific for that location.
... The following animation shows how to predict the tidal height using a tide chart.
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