With the RYA Day Skipper certificate or an International Certificate of Competence (ICC) you will be qualified and ready to charter.
RYA Day Skipper Practical
Day Skipper Practical will teach you the skills required to safely skipper a small cruising yacht in familiar waters by day.
The syllabus includes pilotage, navigation, safety, seamanship and yacht handling under power and sail.
To ensure you have the necessary theory knowledge required to act safely as a skipper we recommend combining your Day Skipper Practical course with either;
International Certificate of Competence (ICC)
An ICC is needed for the inland waterways of Europe and for the coastal waters of most Mediterranean countries. As the holder of a Day Skipper certificate you are entitled to an ICC from the RYA.
If you do not hold an RYA Day Skipper Practical certificate but have the equivalent skills you can book to do an ICC test with Flying Fish in Cowes or Sydney.