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The Yachtmaster Offshore Theory Course is ideal for candidates for the Coastal Skipper practical course & Yachmaster Offshore exam. Some revision of the Day Skipper shorebased course plus more advanced skills in offshore & coastal navigation by day & night, pilotage & meteorology.

Course content:

  • 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.

Ability after course:

  • Background knowledge to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day & night.

Assumed knowledge:

  • Knowledge to the level of Day Skipper Shorebased.

Minimum duration:

  • 40 hours plus exam time. We normally run this course over six days Monday - Saturday.
Gary Parker 30/09/2016

Superb instruction by John Roberts.
I was a total numpty with charts and no amount of work alone could teach me.
Within 4 days I felt confident with charts and could have circumnavigated the globe!
Brilliant course!
Great location!
Excellent instructor!

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RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased

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


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