Option 1: 3 Week Package with Classroom Theory 
Option 2: 2 Week Package with OnlineTheory 

COURSE FEES: Discounted package prices.
Option 1: Classroom US$2,360
Option 2: Online US$2,140

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This is a 3 course package that brings complete sailing novices up to the RYA Day Skipper Practical qualification which is the qualifying grade for the award of an International Certificate of Competence (ICC)

The package comprises:
RYA Competent Crew – 5 days of Practical sailing.

RYA Day Skipper Theory – Theory Course1

RYA Day Skipper Practical – 5 days of Practical sailing.

Note 1
This course is optionally available as personal “face to face” tuition in our waterfront classroom, or as an Online Home Study Course delivered by Navathome though Miramar Sailing School.

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Course Package Cost – Inclusions are the same as for courses booked individually.

  • All year round starting on Sundays subject to prior bookings. With 3 yachts and 3 instructors we are confident we can offer what you want, when you want it.
  • Reserve your dates.

Consider our 1 or 2 day training courses that will enhance your training and make the most of your time in Antigua. Not only will you maximise the investment in your trip, you will depart with four RYA qualifications instead of three!

If you wish to include any of our 1 or 2 Day Courses in your package please contact us for availability

Please visit our USA Online Store, or UK Online Store for the following recommended pre-course study materials, and a selection of clothing, sailing and travel accessories.

  • International Regulations for the Prevention of Collision at Sea
  • RYA Weather Handbook
  • RYA Navigation Exercises
  • Competent Crew
  • Day Skipper Theory
  • Day Skipper Practical
  • Day Skipper Handbook

To assist with your planning we offer some suggestions for Accommodation and Travel

Day Skipper Theory Syllabus

DST - Syllabus

Nautical terms
Rope work
Anchor work
International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (IRPCS)
Definition of course, position and speed
Navigational charts and publications
Navigational drawing instruments
Chart work
Tides and Tidal Streams
Visual aids to navigation
Passage planning
Navigation in restricted visibility
Marine environment

Day Skipper Practical Syllabus

DSP - Syllabus

Preparation for sea
Deck work
Rule of the road
Maintenance and repair work
Emergency situations
Yacht handling under power
Yacht handling under sail
Passage making
Night cruising

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RYA Theory Class