Before your course you will need to study your Day Skipper Theory course either online or here with us in the classroom.
After succesful completion of the Competent Cew Course in week 1, you will have the weekend to yourself to explore the local area, go to the beach, or brush up on your Theory. In week 2 we will then develop your boat handling and skippering skills up to the level required for RYA Day Skipper . Following succesful completion of this 2 week Fast Track you will recieve the RYA Day Skipper Photo License and have the confidence for your first Charter or Flotilla.
Pre Course Experience - None
Assumed Knowledge - Theory to the level of RYA Day Skipper. You must complete the Day Skipper online theory course beforehand.
Minimum Duration - 10 days
Minimum Age - 16
Knowledge of sea terms and parts of a boat, her rigging and sails,
sail handling, ropework, fire precautions and fighting, personal safety equipment, man overboard, emergency equipment, helmsmanship, general duties, manners and customs, dinghies.
Preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising
Ability After the Course
Able to skipper a yacht in familiar waters in daytime only
Welcome drinks on arrival, Breakfast and Lunch everyday,
6 nights accommodation onboard, use of lifejackets,
Marina Fees, Fuel, Marbella Sailing School T Shirt