RYA Day Skipper Navigation (Beginners-Improvers) Interactive Online Course
Course ID: N120
Level: Moderate level.
Beginning on Tues evening Oct 25th 2022, for 16 weekly classes from your own home, Eddie English and the SailCork team will deliver our popular RYA Day skipper Shorebased Navigation course in a blended format. The syllabus will be taught online using a mix of videos, presentations and interactive tutorials on Zoom. We will use Google Classroom to deliver and monitor course material. The ‘plus’ element is that we will run 3 classroom tutorials to help you with the more difficult aspects of the course such as working with charts. Tutorials will streamed live for those who can’t attend. This is an online course with great customer care !
Suits all boaters in: RIB and Motorboats, Yachts, Sea Anglers, Kayakers, Water skiiers, Swimmers, Jet skiiers or those just messing around on boats. Also ideal for T/Y students or those interested in a career at sea.
Course director Eddie English is an ISA/RYA Yachtmaster Examiner. Eddie’s reputation is recognised worldwide having sailed in Europe, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, the USA, Australia and the Pacific. Eddie is supported by Yachtmaster Instructor and Senior Powerboat Instructor, Peter Scallan and Captain Anthony Mulcahy.
Admin and office support from Jo English and Engine room team.
Time is 19:30- 22:15 live online.
16 classes in total.
RYA Day Skipper shore-based certificate. Essential for ICC, Day Skipper practical, Advanced Powerboating, Commercial drivers.
€550. Pack of Books & equipment: €120 - includes: Dividers, Plotter, RYA Navigation Book, RYA Weather Book, RYA Training Almanac and Understanding the Chart.
Length of Course
16 evenings 19:30-22:15. Classes will be recorded so don't worry if you miss one.
You will be capable of planning and executing coastal and inshore navigation in daylight hours.
Online from your own home weekly by using Zoom and Google classroom with the SailCork Tutors led by Eddie English live throughout the duration of the class.
RYA pack containing exercise book, course book and practice charts.
What to bring
A4 Notebook + folder, pens, highlighter, 2B pencils, eraser, sharpener. The RYA pack and set of books and equipment must be ordered in advance and will be posted on confirmation of booking, cost €120. A laptop or desktop computer (Windows, Apple or Chromebook), with a broadband connection suitable for Zoom sessions. You will need to install the Zoom app on your computer with audio and video facilities. Note that using a tablet or phone will not meet the requirements of the course due to limitations of screen size.
Nautical terms, Ropework, Anchorwork, Safety, Rules, Position, Charts(paper and electronic), Navigational Publications, Navigational Instruments, Compass, Chartwork, Tides (Heights and Streams), Visual Aids to Navigation, Meteorology, Passage Planning, Navigation in Restricted Visibility, Pilotage and the Marine Environment.
See pre-course slide show - this will have you fully prepared!
Pre Course Advice
Allow approx 4 hours extra after each session for completing exercises and study.