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RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Theory

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Course Duration - 6 days or 3 weekends plus exam

Ideal for candidates for the Coastal Skipper practical course & Yachtmaster Offshore exam. Some revision of the Day Skipper shorebased course plus more advanced skills in offshore & coastal navigation by day & night, pilotage & meteorology


Previous Knowledge required - To Day Skipper Theory standard

Minimum age 16 


Instructor : Student ratio - 1 : 6

Course content


Coastal navigation and pilotage


Electronic charts

Position fixing

Plotting a course to steer

Weather forecasting and meteorology


Collision regulations

Ability after the course

Background knowledge to skipper a small yacht in familiar waters by day


Course cost

£400.00 includes course pack, equipment and refreshments

Deposit required at booking - 25% of course cost

Available course dates are on the Plan B Sea School tab

The course requires a minimum of 3 candidates to run.  

To Book a course get in touch via

email - 
or call the office on 02394 008561 to book

You will then be sent a booking form and invoice separately.

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