Theory course

RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster theory

The RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster theory course is 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.


6 days

How the course works

We meet on board Sidney II in Port Hamble Marina at 0900 on the morning of the course start date. Our instructor will walk you through the format of the course and answer any questions you may have.

What’s included

  • Training materials including practice charts and almanacs
  • Qualified instructors
  • Light refreshments
  • Please bring a notebook, pen and pencil with you

Requirements from you

This syllabus is quite extensive so your theory knowledge should be that of at least a Day Skipper before the course begins.  


£435 per person

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