Smart Skipper

Smart Skipper



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RYA Yachtmaster Theory & Navigation

7 days €650

Wild West Sailing | RYA Yachtmaster Theory & Navigation | Sailing Courses Ireland

Advanced Shorebased Navigation Course

…a must for serious sailors. Navigate like a Pro!

CHARTWORK | Position Fixing . DED Reckoning . Estimated Position . Couse-to-Steer . Running Fix

TIDAL THEORY | Secondary Ports & Tidal Curve . Tidal Stream Techniques . Tidal Atlas & Diamonds

METEOROLOGY | Strategy to Interpret Forecasts . Low Pressure Systems . What Drives Weather? . Surface Pressure Charts

COL REGS (IRPCS) | Rules of the Road . Lights, Sounds & Shapes

PASSAGE PLANNING | Day & Night Pilotage . Tidal Stream Based Passage Planning .

Navigation Skills for Professional Mariners

Time to Complete
7 days over 4 weekends (10:00 – 18:00)

Note: Day Skipper Navigation level knowledge is essential prior to this course. Some time will be spent revising the basics before moving on to advanced navigation techniques.

RYA Yachtmaster Exam Requirements
We provide:
Training >> Charts >> Textbook >> Sample Questions >> Test Papers >> Tea and Coffee

You bring:
Plotter and Dividers >> Pencil and Rubber >> Pen and Paper/Notebook

Venue: Sligo Yacht Club or Galway Bay Sailing Club or online via ZOOM

Price: €550

Combined with Coastal Skipper Course, you’re now ready for your Yachtmaster Prep!

Got a question?

Call David today +353 87 141 7564

Recently completed the Day Skipper Theory Course in Sligo Yacht Club with David. This was a great course and catered for many different levels of sailors. It was fun and David was generous with his time and wealth of knowledge. Would highly recommend it!

Therese O'Connor - Sligo , (Day Skipper Navigation & Theory)