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RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory

Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course is held at our Hammersmith Clubhouse in London. It will equip you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. It is necessary prior to taking your Yachtmaster or Coastal Day Skipper practical exams.

LCSC Membership Offer - there is a waiver of the £50 joining fee if you apply to be a member of LCSC when signing up for the course.

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

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Course Title: RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory

Course Cost: £380 non members; £330 members

Course Duration: 10x Evenings


2018 DATES:

RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Theory - 10x WEDNESDAY evenings

Course timings are 6:30 for prompt 7pm start to 22:00

Jan: 10//24/31

Feb: 6/14/21/27 (note 6th & 27th is a TUESDAY)

March:14/21*/28

*Exam scheduled for 21st March


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

Course Description: This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills. The course is taught over 40 hours with three exam papers. Content covers 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.

What's Included: RYA Northern Hemisphere Student Packs includes assessment papers, course notes, basic plotter, practice charts. Training Almanac. Certificate of completion.

Prior Knowledge/Experience: Min requirement of RYA Day Skipper Practical

Next Steps: RYA Coastal Skipper or RYA Yachtmaster Coastal if Yachmaster exam was passed. Cross Channels, further afield cruises and Racing with LCSC.

Ability after the course: The RYA Yachtmaster Theory course will provide you with the theoretical knowledge to become an RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, or give you the confidence to sail you boat on coastal passages by day of by night.


To book or for any further information, please contact us at admin@lcsc.org.uk

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