Day Skipper Online Theory

Run by Skippers Online1

Have you ever thought about completing the Day Skipper Theory Course but never had the time to commit to a 5 day classroom course? Problem solved…. an online theory course gives you the chance to complete the course in your own time. 

Alongside we offer the RYA Day Skipper Theory Online Course. The Theory course is a requirement for anyone wanting to complete the RYA Day Skipper Practical Course, as it includes key skills like navigation, which are fundamental to you becoming a good skipper.

The course is split into 13 online lessons, most of which have embedded practice questions or quizzes, and 15 associated exercises. Depending upon the depth of a topic the total time required to attend a lesson and complete the associated exercise is approximately 2-5 hours. You can pause and rewind lessons any time you like as well as the ability to contact one of Skippers Online’s experienced Yachtmaster Instructors. 

The syllabus includes:

Included in the price of £295.00 is:

  • 12 months Internet access to our RYA Day Skipper online training materials comprising 15 individual lessons, written exercises and multiple quizzes.
  • The ability to download lesson onto a PC, iPad or Android tablet so that you can study offline.
  • Fast email support from a highly experienced Yachtmaster Instructor and, if you really get stuck, phone support by way of a pre-arranged Skype call.
  • The RYA Day Skipper Course Pack comprising: The Day Skipper Course Handbook, 2 RYA Training Charts, a RYA Training Almanac, an online copy of US Chart 1 (symbols and abbreviations) which is a free Admiralty Chart 5011 substitute, and the RYA training chart-plotter for Windows PCs on CD.
  • The exams and, for successful students, a course completion certificate.


If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or if you are wanting to go ahead and book fill out the registration form and someone will be in touch soon!

meet the team

Managed by Sam and Jo (& Loukas) who have been living in Corfu for the last 7 years. Sam is an RYA Yachmaster Instructor and Jo has been sailing all over the world since a small child.

They are backed by professional skippers and boat engineers, all helping to ensure your sailing adventures really is No Stress

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