RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster offshore (Online Course)
This online theory course is delivered by Navathome, an RYA recognised training centre specialising in online training. Taking the course online allows you to complete the course at your own pace, and in your own home. You will be fully supported by qualified instructors who will be able to assist and clarify if you have any questions.
Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.
This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.
Please make sure that you read the Navathomes terms and conditions and GDPR policy before booking the course.
Course Content: Position Fixing, Course Shaping and plotting, tidal theory, use of almanacs, electronic position finding equipment, interpreting weather forecasts, plotting weather systems, weather predictions, collision regualtions, customs and excise regualtions for cruising abroad.
Course Duration: Approximately 60 hours. You have six months to complete the course, and this can be extended for an additional admin fee.
Assessment criteria: There are three exams assessing general knowledge, chartwork, and passage planning.
Plotters and Dividers: Plotters and Dividers are not included within the course cost. These can be added at time of booking to come with the course pack.