RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory Course

RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster — Shorebased Theory Course

Course information

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.

AMJRYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory Course