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How Many Miles Do You Need for Day Skipper?

Before you sign-up to our RYA Day Skipper practical course, please note that there is a pre-requisite of how many miles of experience you have before you are accepted on the course. To start RYA Day Skipper, you will need to have logged at least 5 days and 100 sailing...

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What is the Maximum Boat Size for Day Skipper?

First Class Sailing is one of the UK’s leading sailing schools, offering the full range of RYA courses including Day Skipper. We often get asked what the maximum boat size is for Day Skipper by prospective students, but it’s an answer that isn’t as straight forward as...

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10 Nautical and Sailing Superstitions

10 Nautical and Sailing Superstitions – Navigating the vast and unpredictable expanse of the sea has always been a daring endeavour, one that requires skill, courage, and a touch of luck. Throughout maritime history, sailors have faced not only the physical challenges...

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Rolex Fastnet Race – Skipper Blog, the Finish!

The Challenger 3 team has finished the Rolex Fastnet race, we hear from Skipper Ricky on-board… The Finish Challenger 3 finished the Fastnet Race shortly after 2pm BST (3pm French Time) after a rip roaring ride back from the Fastnet Rock. Mostly averaged 11+ knots...

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