Get Your RYA Day Skipper in Croatia


Get your Day Skipper

Want to charter a yacht on holiday but have no formal qualifications?

Why not get a group of friends together on your own yacht and learn to sail in Croatia this summer!

The Day Skipper is among the most commonly accepted certificate to charter a yacht, and there's no better place to learn than along the beautiful Adriatic coast.

What You Learn

  • Night Sailing
  • Preparation for sea
  • Deck Work
  • Navigation
  • Pilotage
  • Meteorology
  • Rules Of The Road
  • Maintenance and Repair Work
  • Engines
  • Emergency Situations
  • Yacht Handling
  • Passage Making

Who is the course for?

The Day Skipper course is ideal if you've got some yachting experience and are looking to take the next step and become a confident, competent and qualified skipper. There are some pre-requisites - you will need basic navigation and sailing skills, and we recommend that you have spent at least 5 days on a yacht and done at least 100 nautical miles.

You must be aged 16 or older, and we recommend that you swot up on theory before the course and take the Day Skipper shorebased course before doing your practical course.

Where and When

You and your course mates will set sail from Sibenik. With easy flights to Zadar and Split from UK airports, you land perfectly placed for cruising the sunny Kornati coast.

The course lasts for 5 days, during which time you will cover essential navigation and seamanship skills, such as mooring techniques, maintenance and repair work, how to deal with emergency situations, and yacht handling under sail and power.


£2700 - 7000


The Yachts

The great thing is you can choose which yacht you do the course on. Pick from a variety of great yachts from respected manufacturers Dufour & Hanse, across a range of sizes from 35 - 50 foot! This means you can learn on what you plan on skippering!

The exact course cost will depend on the yacht you choose to do it on.

All of the fleet are fully equipped with everything you need for your RYA course.

Whats Included?

The course price includes a yacht, an RYA Instructor, books and certificates - everything you need to sail away into the sunset a confident and qualified RYA Day Skipper.

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