Take charge of a motor yacht on short passages
Learn how to use GPS, chart plotters, and radar equipment. Learn how to plan short passages and improve and learn new boat handling techniques.
Min Age: 16
Previous Experience Required
Two days of practical experience on a motor cruiser, and knowledge to the standard of RYA Day Skipper theory.
- Preparation for sea
- Boat handling
- Passage making
- Rules of the road
- Emergency situations
- Night cruising
Abilities gained after the course
You will be able to skipper a motor cruiser in familiar waters by day. If you are successful in meeting all the requirements of the course, you will be awarded the RYA Day Skipper Motor, endorsed accordingly. For some nationalities this can lead to being able to apply for the RYA International Certificate of Competence.
RYA Day Skipper Handbook Motor ISBN: 9781906435554
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