RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory 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
  • Eecondary ports
  • CTS
  • EP’s
  • DR
  • Lights & Shapes
  • Weather

Included in the course are a number of assessment papers which your instructor will guide you towards.

Course Schedule

40 hours plus 6.5 hours for exams.

Course includes:

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

Course costs:


Booking Details

To book, please look at our course dates, 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 don’t hesitate to give us a call.