RYA Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster Course Online

This online RYA Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster Course will teach you how to plan passages and navigate along offshore and coastal passages. This course is ideal for students wishing to attend a Yachtmaster or Coastal Skipper Practical week and is aimed at motor boaters and sailors alike.

Do I need previous experience?

Yes, this course is not for complete beginners. You will need navigation knowledge to a Day Skipper Shore Based standard. Students will gain more from the course if they have had the opportunity to put this into practice.

Over the years that Ocean Sports Tuition has been teaching this course, we have found that both the online course and face-to-face tuition are a must before any practical course or exam.

What will I learn?

Topics covered will include: stability, sailing in foreign waters, safety equipment, electronic navigation, secondary ports, CTS, EP’s, DR, Lights and Shapes and weather.
Included in the course are a number of assessment papers which your instructor will guide you towards.

Course Schedule

6 days – five days teaching with one day for exams.
Online –  40 hours plus 6.5 hours for exams.

Course Costs

The course costs £325.00 per person for online training or £425 for group face-to-face tuition. We also offer this course on a one-to-one basis.

Course includes:

  • Expert tuition
  • Use of plotter and dividers
  • RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster course notebook
  • RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster exercise book

Course location

Saxon Wharf Marina
SO14 5QF


To book, please view our course dates below and book online, email us or phone us on 02381 242159.

If you have any questions, or want to know if the course is right for you, or just want to talk in more detail about the course, please do not hesitate to call us.

Our Yachtmaster and Coastal Skipper online courses are delivered by Sailing Courses Online, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training. The online course registration last for 8 months, if you feel you need longer to complete the course there is a £30 charge to extend the course for a further 8 months.