Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the RYA Day Skipper course. This programme equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. It allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques. 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.
RYA Coastal Skipper, Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased
- 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 barometer and by observation
- Collision regulations
- Customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad
Candidates must have completed the RYA Day Skipper Shorebased course.
£400 (subject to change for the new academic year)
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