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RYA Yachtmaster / Coastal Theory Classroom Course #1/22 (6 DAY COURSE Split over 2x3DAYS)


(6 DAY COURSE Split over 2x3DAYS)


  • 1st 3 Days Monday 17th January to Weds 19th January 
  • 2nd 3 Days Monday 24th January to Weds 26th January 

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 course usually lasts six days, a total of 40 hours study PLUS three exam papers. It can be covered as a series of short sessions, or as an intensive week-long course. We are open to discussing your requirements. It is recommended that you have passed this course before taking an RYA Yachtmaster Practical Exam.

To book choose a date in the calendar on the right or if you can't see a date call us on 07834733323

The course is normally taught by our principal instructor who has over 50,000 miles sailing offshore, including Atlantic crossings and is also an RYA YACHTMASTER PRACTICAL INTSRUCTOR

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.

£379 includes the cost of the RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore Student PACK

Event Properties

Event Date 17-01-2022 9:00 am
Event End Date 26-01-2022 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 30-11-2021
Capacity 8
Registered 0
Available place 8
Cut off date 17-01-2022
Individual Price £379.00
We are no longer accepting registration for this event
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