RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory
Advanced training for more experienced mariners building on the Day Skipper theory course.
This course will enable you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. 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 RYA have developed a chart plotter specifically for use on training courses, giving you a realistic insight into electronic navigation.
Use of this plotter is an integral part of the Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory Shorebased Course.
Course Topics Include
Position – Course to Steer – Estimated Position – The magnetic compass – Tides – Tidal Streams
Buoyage – Lights – Pilotage – GPS and Chart Plotters – Echo sounders – Deck log – Meteorology
IRPCS -Safety at Sea – Navigation in restricted visibility – Passage planning – Marine Environment
Course Equipment included in the course fee
RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Pack includes:- 2 Charts, Work Sheets / Questions, RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Handbook, Access to the RYA On Line Electronic Chart Plotter, 3 Assessment papers.