RYA Coastal Yachtmaster - Shorebased

RYA Coastal Yachtmaster - Shorebased

Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course

40 hour classroom course
Ideal preparation for Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™
Course fee £325 inc VAT

Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.

This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.

As with the Day Skipper shorebased course, the RYA’s specially designed chart plotter software will be used during the course to give you a realistic taste of modern electronic navigation.

Students in the southern hemisphere can take advantage of the southern hemisphere version of our training materials, ensuring that your course is relevant to you.
The course is taught over 40 hours with three exam papers. It can be covered as a series of short sessions, 3 consecutive weekends or as an intensive week-long course.

Course topics include:

position fixing
course shaping and plotting
tidal knowledge
use of almanacs and admiralty publications
electronic position finding equipment
taking and interpreting forecasts
plotting weather systems
weather predictions using a barometer and by observation
collision regulations
customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad

It allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.

40 hour classroom course

Knowledge to Day Skipper level is recommended.

Please choose your course dates (below);