RYA Online Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory
The RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster™ online theory course is designed to give more experienced skippers the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which may involve sailing at night. The course is delivered fully online enabling you to complete it from the comfort of your own home and at your own pace.
- Place: Online
- Pre-requisites: A basic knowledge of navigation, tides, meteorology and safety theory. RYA Day Skipper Theory is strongly recommended before taking this course.
- Duration: 40 hours
- Course fee: 349 euros
The fee includes course materials (paper charts, training almanac, shorebased notes, Portland plotter and dividers), instructor support, and the cost of exam.
The Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster™ syllabus builds on knowledge already gained at a Day Skipper level. This includes chartwork, collision regulations, tidal height calculations, tidal streams, pilotage and passage planning, meteorology, and electronic navigation techniques.
Completing this theory course enables you to undertake an RYA Coastal Skipper or RYA Yachtmaster™ practical course, which is typically held over 5 days. It provides you with knowledge and confidence undertake more advanced passages, explore tranquil anchorages and visit foreign destinations. If your three exams are formally invigilated, you can also use it as a commercially-endorsed qualification and a stepping stone towards a career on the water.
All our courses are conducted in English. A sufficient level of understanding and speaking is required in order to successfully complete the course. Contact us if you have any questions.
Before booking the course, please make sure you read the course delivery, deposit and cancellation policy.