RYA Coastal Yachtmaster theory

RYA Coastal Yachtmaster theory Plymouth Yacht Haven price £340- 5 day intensive

BOOK On LINE or give us a call on 01752 213121

This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. It allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.

 

This course is also available on-line, over two weekends or 5 days or register for the SPRING evening course via our calendar below.   Prices include course books, charts and course packs (as required), hire of Portland plotters.

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

Prerequisite of taking this course: All students should be able to work up an estimated position taking into account tidal offset and drift and leeway, and be able to calculate a course to steer prior to the course.

The Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Shore based has 3 assessment papers, a navigational paper, IRS and weather. This is the advanced course in navigation and meteorology.

Some revision of the Day Skipper course will take place during the YM course but students should have previously acquired the knowledge set out in the Day Skipper course in order to assimilate all the subject covered in this advanced course in the available time.

The basis of the course will be the RYA syllabus, and will lead to, on successful completion, the award of

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RYA Coastal Yachtmaster theory Plymouth Yacht Haven price £340- 5 day intensive

BOOK On LINE or give us a call on 01752 213121

This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. It allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.

This course is also available on-line, over two weekends or 5 days or register for the winter evening course.  Prices include course books, charts and course packs (as required), hire of Portland plotters.

 

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

Prerequisite of taking this course: All students should be able to work up an estimated position taking into account tidal offset and drift and leeway, and be able to calculate a course to steer prior to the course.

The Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Shore based has 3 assessment papers, a navigational paper, IRS and weather. This is the advanced course in navigation and meteorology.

Some revision of the Day Skipper course will take place during the YM course but students should have previously acquired the knowledge set out in the Day Skipper course in order to assimilate all the subject covered in this advanced course in the available time.

The basis of the course will be the RYA syllabus, and will lead to, on successful completion, the award of a shore based qualification certificate.