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Day Skipper Yachtmaster and VHF Online

For a number of reasons, some sailors choose e-learning.
SailNorth offers both  Dayskipper and Yachtmaster courses Online, for yourself or as a GIFT VOUCHER for a friend.

+   Online courses are presented through a number of subject modules and supported with hundreds of images, animations, videos,  quizzes, exercises etc. to develop and confirm your understanding of the subjects.

+   Instructor support is available online 7 days a week.

+   Support material includes - Training Charts - Training Almanac - Course Handbook.

+   There are two compulsory assessments (three for Yachtmaster) for which you may have unlimited attempts, and you have 6 month access to complete the program.

+   The output from the course is the RYA Course Completion Certificate plus of course a comprehensive understanding of navigation at sea.
These are skills not easily gained when onboard and focussed on boat handling skills.

click here for a demo of the DaySkipper Position Plotting module

   Click the image for a demo of the Dayskipper Bouyage Module






Click here to explore the Online Course Options/Prices.
Alternatively or use the contact  link above if you prefer a Gift Voucher.

At present we have a reduced price of 245 for the courses (Combine two Courses at 390).
Click the image above to explore the sign-up page,
or maybe click 'contact' above, or phone below, for a gift voucher and to further discuss your options.

e.g. Dayskipper Online comprises thirteen modules and 15 exercises.

-Charts and publication
-Tidal Awareness
-Tidal Heights, Tidal Streams
-Compass and Position Fixing
-Dead Reckoning and Estimated Position
-Course to steer
-Electronic Navigation
-Passage Planning
-Passage Making
-Safety, The environment
-Collision Regulations.

Lesson modules and the associated exercises require 2 5 hours to complete over the autumn and winter months as you plan your trips for next year.


Autumn/Winter at Sheffield College or St Mary's Conference Centre, both Sheffield Central. Course teaching is supported using RYA documentation and Online. Use contact above to e-mail; alternatively message or call 07771652123