Aim: The Day Skipper Sailing Course is conducted to teach pilotage, navigation, seamanship and boat handling up to the standard required to skipper a cruising yacht safely by day in non-tidal waters with which the student is familiar.
Suggested minimum pre-course experience: Competent Crew Course or 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours.
Assumed knowledge: Basic navigation and sailing ability
Preparation for sea
Rules of the road
Maintenance and repair work
Yacht handling under power
Yacht handling under sail
Duration of stay: 5 days training
Ability after course: Skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day