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RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased
6 Days: £465.00
2 Weekends (2 x three day weekends): Call us for a price, or submit an enquiry and we will get back to you.
Evening class: £265.00
Theory & Practical Combined: Special price when you book the theory and practical together.
This is an advanced course which follows on from the RYA Day Skipper Theory. This course will develop further knowledge and skills on navigation, pilotage, collision regulations and meteorology.
It is for sailors and motor boaters who are looking at embarking on difficult passages, for example, offshore and/or at night. This course is also a must for anyone wishing to take a RYA Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster Offshore practical exam.
Suggested Previous Experience
Navigation to Day Skipper shorebased standard with experience of coastal yachting, motor cruising or powerboating.
It would assist you if revision of Day Skipper shorebased standard was done prior to taking this course.
A non-residential course available over six days.
A non-residential course available over two long weekends.
Starting October each year - 10 weeks before Christmas and 10 weeks after. The Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore evening class takes place on a Thursday night.
Work through the syllabus anywhere in the world at your own pace with distance learning.
We have our own self contained studio available, 'The Sail Loft', which is walking distance from the Marina or we can recommend a local B&B or hotel. Please enquire when booking.
RYA/MCA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Certificate.
RYA Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Syllabus
The magnetic compass
GPS and chartplotters
Logs (speed and distance measuring)
Rule of the Road
Safety at sea
Navigation in restricted visibility