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RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster



The RYA Coastal Skipper/ Yachtmaster theory is advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course, delivered by Navathome or Sailing Course Online, RYA Recognised Training Centres specialising in online training. The course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for RYA Coastal Skipper /Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. It allows time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques. A comprehensive course pack is included, as well as two exercise charts, course handbook, the exercises, a full-size course plotter, brass dividers, and the RYA Training Almanac.

Assumed Knowledge: RYA Day Skipper Theory

Course content: Position fixing, Course shaping and plotting, advanced tidal knowledge, use of almanacs, admiralty & pilotage publications, electronic navigation, plotting weather systems, weather predictions and observations, using a barometer, collision regulations, customs regulations for cruising abroad, taking and interpreting weather forecasts

Ability after the course: Able to safely plan day and night passages including offshore and inshore navigation

Course expiry: There is an initial access period of 6 months which is plenty of time to complete any of the courses offered. Your access can be extended at any time for up to two years after your access runs out for an admin fee of £45

How do I get my log in details for the online course?

Once we have received your booking, we will enroll you on the Sailing Course Online website. Sailing Course Online will send you an e-mail with your log in details. Please note: If you book this course out of office hours (08:30- 16:30 Monday- Friday) there may be a delay in sending you your log in details. Upon booking on to this course, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions: Sailing Course Online terms and conditions

Course Duration: 40 Hours

Exam Duration: 3 Hours (Approx.)

Course Materials Provided: RYA YMAP Student Pack, including:

  • Course Notes
  • Course Exercises
  • Assessment Papers
  • RYA Training Chart 3
  • RYA Training Chart 4

Recommended Reading:   

  • RYA G158 – Yachtmaster Scheme Syllabus and Logbook
  • RYA G6 – Navigation Handbook
  • RYA G7 – Navigation Exercises
  • RYA G2 – IRPCS
  • Admiralty Publication – NP5011 Symbols and Abbreviations used on Admiralty Paper Charts

RYA Recognised Training Center Delivering The Qualification: Urban Truant

RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster
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