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RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased
East Anglian Sea School's Yachtmaster Ocean distance learning course allows you to study anywhere in the world and at your own pace within the time frame of 1 year from the date of enrolment.
This is a course in astro-navigation and worldwide meteorology which also reveals the mysteries of the sextant. It assumes a knowledge of all subjects covered in the other shorebased courses: Day Skipper & Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster Offshore.
The course is suited to those who wish to go ocean cruising, it will equip you with the skills needed to carry out an ocean passage either as a skipper or mate.
This course is essential preparation for a qualifying passage for the RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Examination.
PLEASE NOTE: This course is currently not compatible with MAC
Suggested Previous Experience
Theory: RYA Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Certificate
Practical: Not essential but any coastal & offshore yachting or motor cruising is an advantage.
The complete course includes:
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1:1 Tuition: If our course dates do not suit you, we can arrange this course for you via personal tuition at a more suitable time, please call for price & details.
RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Syllabus
The earth and the celestial sphere
The PZX triangle
Measurement of time
Sun, star and other sights
Satellite Navigation Systems
Great circle sailing