Spring RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Theory
via Video Conferencing
This course will start in Early March please discuss your prefered dates and times with Jolly Roger!
So here we are again Nearly a year on! Don't despair! Why not do that course you've been considering for a while? I will be running via Video conferencing, and RYA/MCA #Yachtmaster Theory Courses this spring.
This is an instructor lead course just via video conf'!
You will receive all the training materials
Fun and easy to get on with
Times to suit groups
Instructor is an experienced offshore sailing with over 50 000 miles.
5* on Google Reviews
As we are all at strange times, I'm happy to chat with people and work out some basic groups to fit in within each other. Hence if you don't see a course please call me!
Cost: - Both Courses are £250. Including the Training Materials!
Please not if you require this course commercially, all exams must be personally invigilated by an RYA instructor. There may be an additional charge for this.
About the Course
The RYA Yachtmaster & coastal Theory Course delivers advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course. This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.
This couse is delivered VIA Webex Video Conferencing
At Jolly Roger Sailing we use the RYA training materials and try to integrate your lessons with real charts and almanacs so you get a feel for the equipment you will be using on your own boat.
Course Topics Include:
- 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
- The course allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.
£225includes the cost of the RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Student
Pack worth £39.00. Student packs include assessment papers, course notes, exercises, electronic navigation resource, practice charts and certificate of satisfactory completion. Also included is the RYA Training Almanac worth £8.49. You will need hav a navigation plotter and dividers, we can order these for you at a cost of £25. You will also need to bring stationaries such as pens, pencils, rubber and a note pad.