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RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory - 7 days


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Price from £495.00

Key Course Information

Course Duration: 7 days
Running Times: 09.15 - 17.00
Awarded Certificates:
Minimum standard: Knowledge to RYA Day Skipper Theory standard
Minimum Age: 16 yrs
The RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory course revisits, develops and builds upon the skills from the shore-based day skipper course.

By the end of the week you should have advanced your theoretical knowledge sufficiently to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night.

Key learning points:

Position fixing, course shaping and plotting, tidal knowledge, use of almanacs and admiralty publications, electronic position finding equipment, taking and interpreting forecasts, plotting weather systems, weather predictions using a barometer.

This course is classroom based.
Please bring with you:
  • Notebook
  • Pens
  • 2B pencils (chartwork)
  • Plotters 
  • Dividers 

This course provides the background knowledge required to undertake the RYA Coastal Skipper practical course.

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