The RYA day skipper practical is for aspiring skippers with some yachting experience and basic navigation and sailing skills.
Previous Experience Required - 5 days sea time, 100 miles and 4 night hours. Navigation to Dayskipper shorebased or equivalent and basic sailing ability (competent crew), minimum age for the award of the certificate is 16.
As a prerequisite, dayskipper theory must be started with a minimum of 75% completed before undertaking this course.
per person and includes all meals and accommodation onboard.
+61 402 429 152
Mainstay Sailing, through its owners, directors and all its staff will deliver the highest level of training and services to its customers and associates. We will keep up to date with the latest available equipment and technology, and share the information and knowledge to improve the enjoyment and safety in sailing, cruising and in boating in general. We will do our best to make it fun and interesting and stimulate a spirit of adventure in the process. We will tailor our teaching style and methods to cater for persons of all abilities and learning styles.
PRINCIPAL & CHIEF INSTRUCTOR
RYA Training (internationally recognised)
Whether you have never been on a yacht, or you just want to learn a bit more, we offer professionally run courses which will give you internationally recognised qualifications.
If you are planning to charter locally or internationally, we can offer courses which will give you the knowledge and ability to make it safe and enjoyable, as well as the certificate to present to the charter company.
Our practical courses are run on “Mohawk” a Bennetau 40.7, which is ideal for training in a safe and comfortable environment. Our training ground is the Whitsunday region in Queensland. All courses are run from our base at Coral Sea Marina in Airlie Beach.
Your instructors are RYA qualified and will ensure your learning experience is fun, and exciting. We adapt the courses to suit all learning styles and personal preferences. The accommodation and food will set the ideal learning environment to ensure that you have a fantastic week with us.