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Level 2 Sailing Courses - RYA Day Skipper Practical Course

The Sunsail RYA Day Skipper Practical course provides you with the knowledge and experience to skipper a yacht by day or night in familiar waters. 

Locations
  • Port Solent (UK)
  • Thailand
  • BVI's
  • Australia
  • Vounaki (Greece)
Pre-course experience

5 days sailing, 100 miles, 4 night hrs & theory

Pre-exam experience

10 days sailing, 200 miles, 8 night hrs & theory
RYA Day skipper theory knowledge is essential including ability in chart work, navigation, plotting a course, estimating position and leeway, application of deviation and variation, plotting transits, making a passage plan, IALA buoyage system, light characteristics and safety & emergency equipment.

Duration

5 days and 5 nights

Dates
  • Port Solent 5 day 19.00 Sunday - 17.00 Friday
  • Port Solent 2+3: 19.00 Friday - 17.00 Sunday, 19.00 Friday - 17.00 Monday
  • BVI’s Friday 18.00 - Wednesday 17.00 - weekly all year. non tidal
  • Thailand: Sunday 16.00 - Friday 17.00, May to September
  • Australia Sunday 16.00 - Friday 17.00 all year (book to sat am)
  • Vounaki 5 day 19.00 Sunday - 17.00 Friday
Pricing per person
Port Solent
  • 5 Days - Nov-Mar - £395
  • 5 Days - Apr-Oct - £445
  • 2+3 Days - Nov-Mar - £445
  • 2+3 Days - Apr-Oct - £495
Vounaki - £749 (Including flights and accommodation)
BVI's - £469 (non-tidal)
Australia - £515
Thailand - £415
Age

8 + on family course (under 13 must provide own life jacket)
16 & 17 on adult courses if accompanied by an adult

What to bring

Bedding: sleeping bag, pillow and a towel, soft pack bag, white soled non marking shoes, money for meals and mooring fees.

Meal

Breakfasts, lunches and one evening meal included (excluding special dietary requirements).