Biss Marine - SeaSchool

RYA Day Skipper Theory

A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers.

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.

The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. It can be covered as a series of short sessions or as an intensive week-long course.

Course topics include:

  • Controls
  • the basics of seamanship
  • the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage
  • chartwork
  • 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 liferafts


As this course is running regularly, you can either call to check availability or book on-line using our booking form. Course is not confirmed until paid in full. Please see the booking form for terms and conditions.

Course Booking Form

Individual Person Price  :  BHD 350/-

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