C&L- RYA Day Skipper 2 - Halifax, NS

C&L- RYA Day Skipper 2 - Halifax, NS

RYA's first course for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills. This is the first course  in the process of sailing mastery by earning your RYA Yachtmaster Cruising, Offshore and Oceans Certifications.

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

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



Pre-course experience 5 days sailing, 4 night hours on board a sailing yacht
Course content  Preparation for going to 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
Assumed knowledge Theory to the level of Day Skipper. 
Minimum duration 5 days:  Halifax - Lunenburg - Halifax , one night sail
Course Costs $1975 includes: 1) Berth, meals and linens aboard RYA Training Yacht for 5 days & 5 nights 2) Enrolment in NauticEd web-based RYA Day Skipper Theory course 3) Night sail and personal Check-out in Vancouver, BC.
2018 Schedule

!) June 10th evening-15th

2) June 17th evening- 22nd

3) Sept 30th evening- Oct 5th

All sessions depart from the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron (RNSYS) Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA

Your Instructor

Carl Richardson

Instructor Certifications- RYA Yachtmaster Cruising Instructor, ASA201 Basic Sailing, ASA203 Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA204 Bareboat Charter Master, ASA205 Coastal Navigation, ASA206 Advanced Coastal Cruising, ASA214 Cruising Catamaran, RYA Professional Practices & Responsibilities, TC ROCM VHF Radio

Professional Sailing Certifications- RYA Yachtmaster Offshore (MCA), Marine CPR AED First Aid, Transport Canada (TC) SVOP, TC Marine Emergencies ME3, ISAF Safety at Sea

My lesson plans use proven teaching methods that assist my students in acquiring fundamental and advanced sailing knowledge, sail planning, navigation, marine weather, operational vigilance and boat-handling for all conditions. With over 42,000 NM logged under sail and a professional sailing Instructor for the past 15 years, I have had the privilege to introduce sailing and certify more than 1600 students on cruising keelboats 24-52 feet and cruising catamarans 38-48 feet. My favourite C&L destinations are BC's West Coast including Howe Sound, Gulf Islands and Desolation Sound. I also enjoy Instructing Cruise & Learn adventures in Greece, British Virgin Islands (BVI), the Grenadines, Antigua and the Turks & Caicos Islands- 65 weeks in the past 12 years. I am an Instructor for the NauticED Qualified Crew, Coastal Skipper, Bareboat Charter Master and Captain Rank Certifications; and RYA Cruising Instructor



Event Properties

Event Date June, 16 2018
Event End Date June, 20 2018
Registration Start Date November, 3 2017
Capacity 5
Cut off date April, 27 2018
Individual Price Includes Day Skipper ashore course, Berth, Linens and all meals aboard
VSC Clubhouse
1285 W Broadway #600, Vancouver, BC V6H 3X8, Canada
VSC Clubhouse
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
C$1,875.00 5

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