Sail Grenadines offers classroom courses in the Grenadines for 5 days prior to Day Skipper Practical. We recommend studying the Day Skipper Theory online giving more time for working through the exercises prior to arrival in the Caribbean.
Sail Grenadines works with select theory operators for online theory tuition – ask us for our recommendations. Our instructors are then available to assist in answering questions throughout the learning process
The RYA Day Skipper theory course is a comprehensive introduction to chart work, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship. You will find this course invaluable if you want to learn to start making decisions as a skipper / captain onboard. At Sail Grenadines Sea School, it is considered an essential pre-requisite before taking the RYA Day Skipper Practical course.
You’ll need about 40-45 hours to complete the Day Skipper theory course plus three hours for the final assessment papers. All this can be taken in the comfort of your own home.
The course covers:
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