Online Day Skipper Theory

Learn the concepts and techniques used to safely navigate in inshore coastal waters on the Day Skipper Online course

Day Skipper Theory

  • Full course price £295  SPECIAL OFFER £245
  • Online course
  • Strongly recommended before taking the Day Skipper practical course
  • Course provided in partnership with Skippers Online Ltd.


Course aims:

To provide a good understanding of the concepts and techniques used to safely navigate in inshore coastal waters. This course is strongly recommended for anyone considering the Day Skipper practical course.

Course content:

The Day Skipper Online course covers day and night navigation, chart work and tidal heights.  There is an introduction to secondary ports, tidal streams and Course to Steer.  Pilotage, passage planning, meteorology and Rules of the Road are also covered.

This course can also be done as a 5 day course in our classroom in Chichester.

Try before you buy.  Click on the below link for an online trial lesson:

Included in the Day Skipper Online course price:

  •  6 months access
  • Instructor Support 365 days a year
  • Student Pack (2 charts, training almanac & course handbook)
  • RYA chart-plotter software
  • 13 fully-narrated lessons including embedded quizzes with instant feedback
  • 13 self-assessment exercises with fully worked answers 
  • Radar Training
  • Mock Exams with automatic feedback
  • 2 Final Online Exams with detailed instructor feedback and unlimited attempts. You can arrange your own invigilator.
  • Unlimited free exam resits
  • RYA Day Skipper Theory Course Completion Certificate to support your practical course or a professional qualification
  • Download lessons to run offline on iPads, iPhones and Android Devices
  • 2 Years further access to training materials once you’ve completed the course
  • UK Delivery by First Class Post

To book click here.