RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory Course

The RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory Course will teach you how to passage plan 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 & Shapes
  • 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.

Course includes:

  • Expert tuition
  • Access to RYA E-Nav app
  • Use of plotter and dividers
  • RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster course notebook
  • RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster exercise book
  • Low instructor student ratio of 1:4 

Course costs:

The course costs £637.50 per person for group face-to-face tuition.

We also offer this course on a one-to-one basis, the cost of this is £2499

Course Location

Unit 6 Saxon Wharf Marina
SO14 5QF

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.