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Day Skipper and Yachtmaster Online

For a number of reasons some sailors choose e-learning. SailNorth offers both  Dayskipper and Yachtmaster Online in association with
Skippers-OnLine (SOL).

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

+     Instructor support is available online 7 days a week. In addition SailNorth will provide in Sheffield a Sunday, group tutorial session for one or other of the trickyer subjects 'Tides or Plotting Methods'.

+     Support material includes - Two RYA Training Charts - RYA Training Almanac - Code to download the RYA Training Plotter - RYA Course Handbook.

+  If required there is an optional 'Plotter and Divider Kit' (28).

+  There are two compulsory assessments (three for Yachtmaster) for which you may have unlimited attempts, and you have 12 month access to complete the program (extendable by 6months).

+  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 easilly gained when onboard and concentrating on the practical boat handling skills.

 

  Click the image for a demo of the
Dayskipper Pilotage Module
 

Click the image for a demo of the
Dayskipper Bouyage Module

 
 

 

 

 

 


If you are interested to sign-up for the Dayskipper (295); The Yachtmaster (325), or the Combined Course (450); click the image above to explore the sign-up page, or maybe click 'contact' above, or phone below, to further discuss your options.


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
-Buoyage
-Pilotage
-Passage Planning
-Passage Making
-Safety, The environment
-Meteorology
-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