We aim to make the courses interesting, relevant and fun using visual aids, demonstrations and videos. Although there is a lot of information to cover we keep the pace of learning in line with how much can be absorbed. The knowledge gained from completing a theory course will enhance your boating experience giving greater confidence in your ability as a skipper. All courses are taught in the classroom, prices include all the materials and course books; it also includes lunch each day.

Essential Navigation and Seamanship € 300.00.
Navigation and safety awareness for new skippers and crew, or those wanting to refresh their knowledge, this is a 16 hour, 2-day course. Click here to view the syllabus on the RYA website.

Day Skipper € 598.00.
A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers, this is a 40 hour course normally over 5 or 6 days plus homework and exams. 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. Click here to view the syllabus on the RYA website.

Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster € 698.00.
Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course, this is a 40 hour course normally over 6 or 7 days. This course will require a full 40 hours of teaching, exams will require a further 7 hours and there maybe homework that needs to be done in your own time and outside the 40 hours.The course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. Click here to view the syllabus on the RYA website.

Notes for both Day Skipper and Yachtmaster courses. 

Both courses require a minimum tuition time of 40 hours. There will be homework to be done on both courses, also the DS course has 2 exam papers, the CS/YM has 3 exam paper, this falls outside of the 40 hours tuition time.



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