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Unravel the mysteries of astro navigation, using a sextant, ocean passage making, worldwide meteorology and electronic navigation aids.

This course is for those aspiring to blue water cruising and is ideal for holders of the Yachtmaster Offshore certificate who are preparing for their first ocean passage.

Topics covered include:

  • The earth and the celestial sphere
  • Practical guide to use and care of sextant at sea
  • Meridian altitudes
  • Sun, star and other sights
  • Ocean passage planning
  • World weather systems

Prior to the course your navigation skills should be at the standard of the Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore shorebased course.

If you are working towards your Yachtmaster Ocean Certificate of Competence, completion of this shorebased course exempts you from the written exam.

The course is taught over 40 hours with one exam paper. We normally run this course Monday - Saturday.

D. Dolan 27/04/2018

Top class i really enjoyed it. I have had a sextant for 10 years and never used it until now.

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RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased

  • Product Code: RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased
  • Availability: In Stock
  • €690.00


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Tags: Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased, Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased Training, Yachtmaster course, Yachtmaster Ocean,