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RYA Day Skipper Shorebased course

Through this course you will learn how to navigate along familiar European coastal waters by day as a skipper. The RYA shorebased courses are organised in Zeist, The Netherlands as well as Milan, Italy.


  • Seamanship
  • Coastal navigation and pilotage
  • Chartwork
  • Electronic charts
  • Position fixing
  • Plotting a course to steer
  • Weather forecasting
  • Meteorology
  • Tides
  • Collision regulations


Course material: The RYA Day Skipper “student pack” is included.
Certification: After you completed the shorebased course succesfully you will receive a RYA certificate of satisfactory completion.
Language: The course, the course material and the exam are all in English.
Duration: 40 hours + exam
Dates, times and locations: 5 days between 10.00 and 18.00. Do you want to register with 2 or more people at the same time? Then it is also possible to agree on the course dates in consultation with me.
Zeist, NL:
Mon 12-Sep-2022 to Fri 16-Sep-2022
Tue 22-Nov-2022 to Sat 26-Nov-2022
Tue 14-Feb-2023 to Sat 18-Feb-2023
Tue 09-May-2023 to Sat 13-May-2023
Tue 18-Jul-2023 to Sat 22-Jul-2023
Tue 21-Nov-2023 to Sat 25-Nov-2023
Milan, IT:
Tue 27-Sep-2022 to Sat 01-Oct-2022
Mon 05-Dec-2022 to Fri 09-Dec-2022
Mon 27-Mar-2023 to Fri 31-Mar-2023
Mon 19-Jun-2023 to Fri 23-Jun-2023
Mon 25-Sep-2023 to Fri 29-Sep-2023
Mon 04-Dec-2023 to Fri 08-Dec-2023
Number of students: min. 2, max. 5
Instructor: Elmar Teeuwen
Prerequisites for the course: Level RYA Day Skipper, but a certificate is not required.
Price: Euro 975,- Including exam fee, excluding training almanac and lunch.

Sign up for RYA Day Skipper shorebased course