The RYA Day Skipper practical course is the qualification needed to charter a yacht, which could take you to all corners of the world.

Louise's Day Skipper Practical Blog, 2019
Louise helming on Stormdancer. Photo credit – Katie O’Neill

Giving you the necessary skills to skipper a boat in daylight in familiar waters, the course allows students to hone their sailing and crew management skills – perfect for racing or cruising out of Granton Harbour.

Louise wrote about her training with New Horizon sailing school in Troon, which took her over to both Arran and Bute. Read it here.