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Shore-based RYA Courses

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RYA Day Skipper Theory

Comprehensive introduction for inexperienced skippers - from £295

RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore

 Advanced training for more experienced skippers - from £295

This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. It allows time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.


The course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for Coastal Skipper /Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.









As with the Day Skipper shore-based course, the RYA’s specially designed chart plotter software will be used to give you a realistic taste of modern electronic navigation.


A comprehensive course pack is included, as well as two exercise charts, course handbook, exercises work-book and the RYA chart plotter CD, we also provide free of charge a full size plotter, brass dividers and the RYA almanac.


The course is taught over 40 hours with three exam papers. It can be covered as a series of evening classes or as an intensive course over 3 weekends.  


‘ONE to ONE’ TUITION is also available, you’ll get tuition tailored to your needs, so your course can either be completed quickly or over a more relaxed period as your schedule allows.


….and finally, to help with home study and revision you have access to our on-line training resource containing over 60 training presentations.

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This course will give you the knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day, we also include a basic knowledge of lights to introduce you to night cruising.


Hands on navigation exercises are integral to this course and this will enable you to understand the theory required to become a Day Skipper and its uses during passages. The RYA’s specially developed chart plotter will be used during the course, giving you a realistic insight into electronic navigation.










A comprehensive course pack is included, as well as two exercise charts, course handbook, exercises work-book and the RYA chart plotter CD, we also provide free of charge a full size plotter, brass dividers and the RYA almanac.


The course is taught over 40 hours with two exam papers. It can be covered as a series of evening classes or as an intensive course over 21/2 weekends.


‘ONE to ONE’ TUITION is also available, you’ll get tuition tailored to your needs, so your course can either be completed quickly or over a more relaxed period as your schedule allows.


To help with home study and revision you have access to our on-line training resource containing over 60 training presentations.

Click here for more information

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