RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Theory course
The RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster theory course is a demanding, shore-based course for advanced sailors. Prometheus offers this course through Sailing Course Online which enables you to complete the course online from the comfort of your own home.
The course is designed to give experienced RYA Day Skippers the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which may involve sailing at night.
The Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster theory course provides instruction in tides and tidal streams, pilotage, meteorology, safety at sea, passage planning and advanced navigation techniques including yacht positioning, use of a magnetic compass, GPS and chart plotters.
The course includes three exams, and successful students can proceed to their Coastal Skipper practical course or Yachtmaster Coastal practical.
- Online course through Sailing Course Online
- Prepares for longer passages
- Teaches advanced navigation techniques
- Prepares students for Coastal Skipper or Yachtmaster Coastal practical
- Builds confidence for night sailing
Where to take this course with Prometheus?
Why take this course with Prometheus?
The Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster theory course is the next step after completing your Day Skipper course and an ideal bridge before the full RYA Coastal Skipper practical course, or any of the Yachtmaster tiers.
The Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster theory course will develop your knowledge and understanding of navigation, providing an experienced RYA Day Skipper with the confidence to undertake longer and more complex passages which may involve sailing at night.
On completion you will have successfully completed three exams on chartwork, meteorology and IRPCS (The International Regulations for Prevention of Collision at Sea) and will be ready to take either your Coastal Skipper practical course or Yachtmaster Coastal practical.
To book your RYA course or to find out more:
Please email email@example.com with the course type, dates you would like to do and how many people will be completing the course for current availability. Or call us on 02394 350 505. Thank you.
Quality Portland plotter and dividers so you can do your chartwork
RYA Training charts 3 & 4 and RYA Training Almanac
RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Northern Hemisphere Exercise book
Unlimited access to Sailing Course Online’s qualified RYA shorebased instructors (via email, phone, Skype and FaceTime)
All charts, books and equipment are sent by courier on a next day service in your free Urban Truant Navigation bag!
8 months course access, with the ability to extend if required.
Access to the online course after passing your exams, great for revision or as an aide memoire
All exams are included in the course fee, along with unlimited re-takes
By booking an RYA Day Skipper theory or Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Offshore theory course you are agreeing to Sailing Course Online terms and conditions.
Sailing Course Online is designed and owned by Urban Truant. The portal delivers RYA Day Skipper, RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster, RYA Essential Navigation and Seamanship and RYA/MCA VHF Short Range Certificate courses online.
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