Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Theory

This course is designed for those undertaking coastal cruising, and the RYA Advanced Powerboat Certificate of Competence Exam. The course builds on the knowledge gained in the Day Skipper Course and includes more advanced navigation techniques.

We provide…

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

What to Bring…

  • Pencil
  • Pen
  • Eraser
  • Notebook

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.

To book this course:

Step 1:  Online payment, after which you will receive an email confirmation with a link to an online form.

Step 2:  Submission of the online form.

Your course booking will only be secured once both steps are completed.

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Course Fee – €499: Includes a hot cooked meal on Thursday eveningsif you would like, all course notes, books, papers and complimentary tea and coffee.

Can’t make a lesson?

We know that life, especially there days can be unpredictable. Therefore, we’ll be streaming each lesson online while it’s running live, so you can join in remotely if you need to miss an evening. Equally, these recorded lessons will allow course participants review materials again in their own time if needed.

The Coastal Skipper & Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Course is delivered by Navathome, 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 Navathome.com and the student and please note that by booking this course you agree to terms and conditions of Navathome available here. To enable access to your online course we need to share some of your personal data with Navathome via www.navathome.com. This training website and database is held and maintained on a secure server. Navathome 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. Please review the full details of this here. You’ll have 6 months to complete the course, however, this can be extended for a €30 fee.

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