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RYA Dayskipper Theory over 2 weekends

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6 - 15 April

A comprehensive introduction to to cruising for inexperienced skippers.

The Day Skipper Theory course is a five day classroom based course run over 2 weekends. This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.

Course Pre-requisites: RYA Competent Crew certificate 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

Timings: Thursday, Friday & Saturday on the 1st weekend and Friday & Saturday on the 2nd weekend, 10am till 6pm daily

Minimum Age: 16

Course Content: the basics of seamanship, the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage, chart work, electronic charts, position fixing, plotting a course to steer, weather forecasting and meteorology, tides, collision regulations, construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat, emergency and safety procedures including distress calls, use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and life rafts

Last updated 12:50 on 20 December 2016

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*DOSC Club members rate will be applied at checkout.
Early bird discount of 15% applied if booked by the 31st March 2017

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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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