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.
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: £400 non members; £350 members
Included :RYA Northern Hemisphere Student Packs includes assessment papers, course notes, basic plotter, practice charts. Training Almanac. Certificate on completion and successful pass. (Portland Plotter and Dividers to be purchased in addition)
Course Duration: 40 guided learning hours either as Evenings and/or mixed in with weekends. NOTE: a minimum of 1.5-2 hours homework per week will be required in preparation for each session !
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.
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.
Theory courses are run during the autumn and winter months and will start up in September again.
To book or for any further information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated 11:28 on 30 January 2019