Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper Theory

Theory part of Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster in preparation for the practical course.

Course topics include:

  • position fixing
  • course shaping and plotting
  • tidal knowledge
  • use of almanacs and admiralty publications
  • electronic position finding
  • taking and interpreting forecasts
  • plotting weather systems
  • weather predictions using a barometer and by observation
  • collision regulations
  • customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad

The course is taught over 44 hours with exams for those who want a certificate.

Tuesday evenings 19:00 to 21:00
Session 1: Tuesday 13 October  to 15 December
Session 2: Tuesday 5 January to 15 March
Session 3: Two Dates after Easter TBA

Course fee

To include all required materials.

£270 /Member
£290 /Non-member

Instructor: Dave Cromer.
For more details see: http://www.rya.org.uk/coursestraining/navigation/pages

Please sign up below or register with the club manager at RUYC