RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Offshore
Once you have completed the RYA Day Skipper Theory shorebased course you can then advance to the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster theory course, this builds on the knowledge already acquired in the RYA Day Skipper Sailing Theory shorebased course.
The Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster theory course is targeted towards sailors and motor boaters who are interested in the more advanced passages, i.e offshore or night-time.
This course is a must for those looking to work towards taking the RYA Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams.
This intensive course covers the subjects below: There is a small amount of time factored into the course for revision of subjects covered in the RYA Day Skipper Theory course but we recommend that you have revisited and thoroughly understood the knowledge you acquired at Day Skipper level and that you have thoroughly learnt the Collision Regulations prior to attending.
During the course you will sit three exams: one on navigation, one on passage making and one on the Collision Regulations, upon successfully completing these examinations and will be awarded the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory Certificate.
Advanced coastal and offshore navigation course covering
- Collision Regulations
- Electronic navigation aids such as GPS and chart plotters
- 6 days - Monday to Saturday 0930 – 1700 (includes exam)
Previous Experience Required
- Navigation to RYA Day Skipper theory level.
- Practical sailing or motorboat experience.
- All course materials including RYA Yachtmaster course notes book.
- Pen, Pencil & note paper.
- Evening meals.
Price Per Person
Bookings & Info
Our next confirmed courses are scheduled in for the:
- 8th November 2021
- 28th March 2022
- 7th November 2022
Please note the courses start on the Monday morning at 0930, but we meet you on the Sunday evening before the course at 1830 to settle you onto the boat and give you a short safety brief so you are ready to start on the Monday morning.
Please click here to open the Syllabus.
Recommended RYA Books
We do recommend some precourse reading to aid you in your week.
|Buy Navigation Lights and Shapes Cockpit Cards at the RYA Shop|
|Buy RYA Navigation Handbook at the RYA Shop|
|Buy Rules of the Road Cockpit Card at the RYA Shop|