RYA Day Skipper

Askham Bryan College
In Harrogate

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Great Yorkshire Showground, HG2 8PW, North Yorkshire, England
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Course programme

Main features
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This is an elementary shore-based course in seamanship, navigation and meteorology and is suitable for people with little previous experience who wish to obtain a working knowledge of basic navigational skills.
Students who successfully complete this course can progress to the RYA Yacht Master course.
The tuition cost is TBA (there is no fee remission). Please note you will also need to pay the RYA registration fee and purchase RYA course materials.

What you will study
Nautical terms
International regulations for preventing collisions at sea
Definition of position, course and speed
Navigational charts and publications
Navigational drawing instruments
Position fixing
Tides and tidal streams
Visual aids to navigation
Passage planning
Navigation in restricted visibility
Responsibility for avoiding pollution and protecting the marine environment

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