Yachtmaster / Coastal Theory
This 6-day course is designed for skippers looking to improve their knowledge
RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster Theory Course
Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.
Pre Course Requirements
You should already have knowledge of navigation to Day Skipper level and also considerable practical sailing experience.
What to Bring
You don’t need to bring anything as everything is included 😊
The RYA Yachtmaster Theory course is a 5-day course
The Course Syllabus includes:
course shaping and plotting
use of almanacs and admiralty publications
electronic position finding equipment
taking and interpreting forecasts
plotting weather systems
weather predictions using a barometer and by observation
customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad
You don’t need to bring anything, we sell portland chart plotters and dividers 😊
The takes place over 6 days in our purpose-built, air-conditioned classroom just metres from the marina in Marbella.
The course price includes all books, materials & training Alamanac.
The course can be taken over 2 weekends Friday to Sunday and the following Saturday and Sunday. Or, Monday to Frida to suit your circumstances.
After being awarded your Yachtmaster Theory Certificate you will be ready to take on the RYA Coastal Skipper Practical! As a Coastal Skipper, you will have the knowledge and skills to skipper a yacht on longer passages and at night.
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