Yachtmaster / Coastal Theory

This 6-day course is designed for skippers looking to improve their knowledge

595 Euros

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.

595 Euros

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 😊


Course Syllabus

The RYA Yachtmaster Theory course is a 5-day course  

The Course Syllabus includes:

  • 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 and by observation 

  • collision regulations 

  • customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad


What's Included

For 495 Euros, here are a few things that are included in your RYA Yachtmaster / Coastal Theory course;

  • Tea, coffee, water, and biscuits every day of the course.

  • Plotter and Dividers (yours to keep)

  • Pencils, pencil sharpener and eraser

  • RYA Charts and Almanac

  • RYA Day Skipper Theory Certificate on successful completion of the course and exam


Post Course

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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Malaga, Spain

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