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RYA Online Theory courses – Skippers Online

Client:       Aspiring skippers wanting  the Day Skipper Theory course online.
Experienced skippers wanting advanced navigation and preparing for Yachtmaster exams.

Dates:       Enrol anytime

Info:         These courses are provided by Skippers Online.net.  They are a world leader specializing on online marine training. They are a RYA Training centre for both the Day Skipper Theory and Yachtmaster Theory courses.

  • 14 lessons
  • More than 30 quizzes and exercises that check your understanding of each topic
  • 1000s of 3D images, animations, videos, downloadable resources and external references
  • Instructor Support 7 days a week
  • 12 months access
  • Unlimited exam attempts
  • RYA Course Completion Certificate when you’ve passed your exams
  • 2 RYA Training Charts
  • The RYA Training Almanac
  • Course Handbook
  • Courier delivery (£35) …  ($60)
  • Optional Plotter & Divider Kit (£28) …  ($48)

This course is a comprehensive introduction to cruising. This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

Pass this course here online and the practical training/test at any RYA training centre (preferably Discovery Sailing!) and you will receive the RYA Day Skipper Certificate – SAIL. This makes you eligible to be awarded the ICC – International Certificate of Competence, required by European countries and signatories to United Nations Resolution 40 as the minimum requirements to sail in their waters and for power boats up to 10 meters

Here are the modules:

(blocks in red are quizzes, blocks in orange are quiz answers)

Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.

This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.

As with the Day Skipper shorebased course, the RYA’s specially designed chart plotter software will be used during the course to give you a realistic taste of modern electronic navigation.

Course topics include:

  • position fixing
  • course shaping and plotting
  • tidal knowledge
  • use of almanacs and admiralty publications
  • electronic position finding equipment
  • taking and interpreting forecasts
  • plotting weather systems
  • weather predictions using a barometer and by observation
  • collision regulations
  • customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad
  • 14 lessons
  • More than 30 quizzes and exercises that check your understanding of each topic
  • 1000s of 3D images, animations, videos, downloadable resources and external references
  • Instructor Support 7 days a week
  • 12 months access
  • Unlimited exam attempts
  • RYA Course Completion Certificate when you’ve passed your exams
  • 2 RYA Training Charts
  • The RYA Training Almanac
  • Course Handbook
  • Courier delivery (£35) …  ($60)
  • Optional Plotter & Divider Kit (£28) …  ($48)

Here are the modules:

(blocks in red are quizzes, blocks in orange are quiz answers)

  • You are prepared carefully for the final exams, which are taken online after you’ve attempted mock papers. If you don’t quite make the grade we provide detailed personal feedback, suggest relevant additional study and allow unlimited resits.

Day Skipper $585.00

Day Skipper with plotter and dividers $635.00

Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster $600.00

Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster with plotter and dividers $650.00

You can register for either course below.

Registration for Skippers Online courses