COASTAL SKIPPER

5 DAYS

PRACTICAL

This course is designed for those who want to cruise further afield and will provide the skipper with all the skills and techniques to take a yacht on coastal and offshore passages by day and by night to new sailing areas. Each student will skipper the yacht over a longer passage, involving detailed pilotage and passage planning. It is recommended that you complete the Shorebased Coastal Skipper theory course beforehand.

40 hours

THEORICAL

This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™

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PRACTICAL COURSE

INSCRIPCIÓN INDIVIDUAL

5 Days
BASICS
  • Suggested pre-course minimum requirement: 15 days sea time (2 days as skipper) 300 nautical miles, 8 night hours.
  • Assumed knowledge: Navigation to Coastal Skipper shorebased standard. Sailing ability to Day Skipper practical standard.
  • Course content: Passage planning, preparation for sea, pilotage, passage making and ability as skipper, yacht handling under power and sail, adverse weather conditions and emergency situations.
  • Ability after course: Be able to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and by night.
  • Minimum duration: 5 days.
  • Minimum age: 17.

PRICES

Low Season: 675€
High Season: 745€
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COASTAL SKIPPER THEORY

Advanced training for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course.

This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages.
This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills. As with the Day Skipper shorebased course, the RYA’s specially designed chart plotter software will be used during the course to give you a realistic taste of modern electronic navigation.

How Long is the course?
The course is taught over 40 hours with three exam papers. It can be covered as a series of short sessions or as an intensive week-long.

INDIVIDUAL INSCRIPTION

5 Days
BASICS
  • Position fixing
  • Course shaping and plotting
  • Tidal knowledge
  • Use of almanacs and admiralty publications
  • Electronic position finding equipment
  • Taking and interpreting forecasts
  • Plotting weather systems
  • Weather predictions using a barometer and by observation
  • Collision regulations
  • Customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad

It allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.

PRICES

Total: 675€
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COASTAL SKIPPER