Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Theory

This course is designed for those undertaking the Yachtmaster Coastal or Offshore Assessment. The course builds on the knowledge gained in the Day Skipper Theory Course, fine tuning these skills, as well as introducing new techniques.

Course Syllabus

  • Secondary Port Calculations
  • Course Shaping and Plotting
  • Use of Almanacs in conjunction with Admiralty Publications
  • Advanced use of Chartplotters and other Electronic Position Fixing Equipment
  • The interpretation of weather forecasts including use of forecasting with a Barometer
  • Passage Planning, Routing and Plotting

Our cancellation policy for this course can be viewed here.

We provide

  • Training Charts
  • Textbook
  • Sample Questions
  • Test Papers
  • Plotter
  • Dividers

What to Bring

  • Pencil
  • Pen
  • Eraser
  • Notebook

We only have the online course available. Please see below for further details.

400.00

We currently don’t have any classroom courses scheduled. But please fill in the contact form below if you would like us to contact you when the next course is confirmed.

The Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Course is delivered by Urban Truant, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training. Upon booking, a website link and password will be sent to you, please allow one business day to receive this.

You will be tutored /supported by an experienced RYA instructor. Hard copies of training charts are course notes are also sent to you by post. The cost of the programme is €400.

The contract is between Urban Truant and the student and please note that by booking this course you agree to the terms and conditions of Urban Truant. To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with Urban Truant. This training website and database is held and maintained on a secure server. Urban Truant is an RYA training centre which specialises in online navigation training and will not use your personal information for any reason other than enabling your course. You’ll have 6 months to complete the course, however, this can be extended for €30.00 paid to the Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School.

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    star rating  I would recommend anyone looking to improve their skills to attend this course. Excellent facilities, boats and really good instruction. Good craic with the group too. Will definitely do this... read more

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    December 5, 2022

    star rating  Really lovely staff, super friendly. Would highly recommend the kayak and paddle board rentals! Great with a small group or big group.

    megancV1820DD
    June 25, 2020

    star rating  I have just done the RYA Competent Crew course here, five-days aboard the 36-foot Beaufort Venture under the guidance of instructor Gary Curran. The whole week surpassed my expectations, and... read more

    PatrickKinsella
    June 1, 2017