RYA Day Skipper Shore-Based Theory

5 days of shore-based theory. Learn basic navigation, pilotage, safety procedures, collision regulations and seamanship.

As an aspiring skipper, 2 Oceans Maritime Academy will introduce you to the fundamentals necessary to take a yacht to sea. You will be taught basic navigation and pilotage, which includes chart work, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting, understanding tides and the international regulations for preventing collisions at sea. 

You will also learn about the parts of a yacht, emergency and safety equipment, points of sail and the theory of sailing. The RYA Day Skipper Theory course is conducted at our 2 Oceans Academy training Centre close to the Hout Bay Harbour, Chapman’s Peak and a short walk from the beach. All RYA course material will be supplied.

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