The RYA Day Skipper course is characterized by having a minimum duration of five days
, during which the students will learn to plan a journey, prepare the boat, take the helm and act as skipper of the boat both by motor and by sail. Students will also prepare to navigate in bad weather conditions and handle different emergency situations.
On the other hand, the minimum age required
to take this Royal Yachting Association course
is 17 years old.