Paper Sailors Rock

RYA Day Skipper Theory

Upcoming Dates

Start Date
Finish Date
Available Spots
Self paced
6 months
In the comfort of your own home
Request to book to enrol

Service Description

At Paper Sailors Rock, the RYA Day Skipper Theory is offered as a Face to Face interactive classroom or online course.

Paper Sailors Rock is delighted to to offer the online course in partnership with NAVatHOME.

A comprehensive introduction to chart work, navigation, meteorology and the basics of seamanship. This 5 day course (plus 4 hours for exam) includes:

  • Nautical terms
  • Ropework
  • Anchorwork
  • Safety
  • International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
  • Definition of Position, Course and Speed
  • Navigational Charts and Publications
  • Navigational Drawing Instruments Compass
  • Chart work and Navigation – Traditional and Electronic
  • Tides and Tidal Streams
  • Visual Aids to Navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Passage Planning
  • Navigation in Restricted Visiblity
  • Pilotage
  • Marine Environment

You will receive a Day Skipper Student Pack as part of the course.

To be held at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Annette for further information.

RYA Day Skipper Theory

Book Your Adventure Today


Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, Royal Esplanade, Manly QLD, Australia

Customer Feedback

“Hi Annette,  thank you so much for an amazing sailing course. The trip well met my expectations and I felt I learnt lots. […] Found you to be a very patient, tolerant and inclusive teacher. Explanations were all very clear.” – Tanya

Enquire Now!

Complete your RYA certificates on a comfortable, sea kindly yacht; be nourished with fresh cooked produce; combine the sail training and experiences with holiday locations on offer.

QLD, Australia

To inspire, share knowledge, enable and create memorable, quality sailing experiences which are inclusive of all and respectful of the environment.

Subscribe to our email

Copyright © 2023 Paper Sailors Rock | Designed By TLS Marketing