RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory

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 are 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.

This course is a great course and over the years Ocean Sports Tuition has been teaching it, 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,  one day for exams.
Online –  40hrs plus 6.5 hrs for exams.

Course Costs:

The course costs £425.00 per person for group face to face tuition or £325 for online training. We also offer this course on a one to one basis

Course Includes:

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

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 as we love to talk boating.