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RYA Dayskipper Practical live-aboard over 2 weekends

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13 - 22 April

A course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills.

Learn to skipper a short passage with the instructor on hand to give advice and encouragement and ensure your safety. Experience being in charge, taking credit when it all goes well and being responsible when it doesn't.

Before this course, if you are not sure that your sailing is up to speed, a good way to learn is on an RYA Level 2 dinghy course. This will teach you to sail around a course and control the boat's speed.

Course Pre-requisites: 5 days, 100 miles, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht, RYA Competent Crew certificate & RYADayskipper Theory course or equivalent experience, which will need to be proven via log book - Please note you will not be allowed to participate in this course without meeting the course prerequisites

Minimum Duration: 5 days Live-aboard

Timings: 10am on day 1 till 6pm on day 3 on the first weekend, and 7pm the following weekend on day 1 till 6pm on day 3. You will remain on board during each section of the course.

Minimum Age: 16

Course Content: Preparation for sea, deck work, navigation, pilotage, meteorology, rules of the road, maintenance and repair work, engines, victualling, emergency situations, yacht handling under power, yacht handling under sail, passage making, night cruising

Last updated 11:53am on 19 December 2016

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*TERMS & CONDITIONS
The person engaging in the course must of adequate fitness to engage in sailing lessons.
Course fees are non-refundable and not transferable.
Course fees are lost if you cancel your course, and we are unable to find someone to take your place.
Any days of course if missed for whatever reason is non-refundable. Days of scheduled courses are not transferable to later scheduled courses. You will not be granted a certificate if you do not complete all days of the course.
The course will be held in the English Language only.
You must have the course pre-requisites. Failure to produce the correct certificate will enable us to remove you from the course without re-imbursement.
In the event of adverse weather conditions, or situations beyond our control, it may be necessary for us to postpone your booked session. Your lesson will be rescheduled as per availability.
Dubai Offshore Sailing Club has high standards of instruction and applies RYA guidelines on the issue of certificates. Certificates will not be issued if, in the opinion of the instructor, the student has not reached the necessary standard. The Chief Instructor’s decision is final.

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