RYA Day Skipper V2.0

Next generation Sailing Courses

New yachts with only 5 on board 

 4 students to 1 instructor for the Day Skipper Practical  giving you more space & more helm time 

Latest hi tech Navigation systems. 

All our yachts have the latest radar, chartplotting and safety systems.

Gibraltar is more tidal than most of the UK

Gain Valuable tidal experience in one of the worlds most fierce and complex tidal bodies of water.

RYA Day Skipper Practical

Pre course knowledge

The RYA Day Skipper Practical course is for those you have the RYA Competent crew or equivalent sailing experience, and who have already achieved the RYA Day Skipper Theory course. If you have no theory you may consider the Express Version.



By the end of the course, you will have sufficient knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day. You may apply for an ICC once you've achieved this certificate depending upon nationality or residence.


what's it for?

The RYA Day Skipper course is a minimum qualification requirement for many charter companies. If you would like to Bareboat charter then you will need at least your RYA Day Skipper course.


The Day Skipper Practical  course is a 5 day course, 5 nights accommodation, breakfasts, lunches and an evening meals is included, starting every Sunday at 1800. 


You will sail the waters of 3 countries and 2 continents, crossing one of the worlds busiest and most tidal shipping routes - the Strait of Gibraltar


Your instructor will introduce you to skippering in a safe and enjoyable manner, there are never any more than 4 students to a yacht on this course (unless you privatly charter and are a group of five). 

Price £695 per person April to October & £650 per person November to February

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At Allabroad we like to offer the RYA Day Skipper Practical Sailing Course at a lower ratio of just 4 delegates per yacht, we think your  RYA TrainingCourse should offer the most available hands on skippering time as possible, this is not possible with the standard RYA ration of 5 per yacht. 


Many of our customers prefer their Sunny and tidal RYA Day Skipper Practical sailing courses in Gibraltar on newer sailing yachts as they are safer and more reliable.  Not only this but our location means you can learn to sail a course as skipper during the day in tidal waters too.  Book with Allabroad and sail through your RYA Day Skipper syllabus, and go on to enjoy day sailing as a qualified skipper with your RYA Day Skipper certificate.

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Allabroad is accredited to deliver RYA Sailing courses, RYA Powerboat Courses, RYA First Aid courses, RYA Sea Survival Courses, VHF Radio Courses, RYA PPR Courses. We are also accredited to deliver UK Maritime & Coastguard MCA STCW Basic Safety and security courses too.