Book your RYA Coastal Skipper Motor course today

The RYA Coastal Skipper Motor Course is for ambitious skippers that would like to undertake some serious passages. Students wishing to attend this course will already have attended or have knowledge to a Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper theory level and practical skills of an RYA Day Skipper. The aim of this course is teach skippers the skills to be able to skipper longer coastal passages by day and night. Unlike many other schools our maximum instructor student ratio for RYA Motor Cruising courses is only 1:4.

Do I need previous experience?

This is a great five-day course for more experienced skippers looking to get further afield.

You will need at least 15 days at sea, 300 miles and acted as the skipper for at least 2 days as well as having logged 8 night hours.

What will I learn?

Full berth to berth passage planning utilising:  appraise, plan, execute, monitor, (APEM), you will undertake at least one 60 nm offshore passage (weather permitting) acting as the skipper and putting your passage into practise, boat and crew preparation as well as undertaking crew safety briefs prior to going to sea, advanced pilotage techniques and methods, boat handling  in various marina berths, port entry or exit at night and rough weather handling.

This is a great five day course for experienced boaters looking to go further afield. You might have considered crossing the channel or hoping down to the Channel Islands well this is the course for you.


Course schedule

Monday – Friday inclusive with a maximum ratio of 1:4.

Course costs
Cost for the RYA Coastal Skipper Motor Course is £1495.00


Own Boat Training

We offer any RYA practical training course on your boat including the RYA Coastal Motor Cruising course. Our prices for own boat tuition start from as little as £250 per day plus VAT.

Please call us for if you would like further information about own boat training.

The RYA Coastal Skipper Motor course includes:

  • Low student instructor ratio
  • All moorings
  • Expert tuition and guidance after the course
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Shared onboard accommodation 
  • Waterproofs
  • On site parking available 

Course Location

Unit 6 Saxon Wharf Marina
Lower York Street
SO14 5QF

Booking Details

To book, please view our course dates and book online, email us or give us a call on 02381 242159 to discuss your training requirements.