Train to skipper a yacht on coastal and offshore passages by day and night.
RYA Coastal Skipper – 5 days
The Coastal Skipper course teaches the skills required to skipper a small cruising yacht safely on coastal and offshore passages, by day and night.
Before joining this course you should have completed RYA Day Skipper or have equivalent experience.
The syllabus includes yacht preparation and passage planning, passage making, skipper practice, offshore navigation, pilotage, adverse weather techniques, emergency drills and yacht handling under power and sail.
RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased Theory – 5 days
We recommend you combine your Coastal Skipper course with Yachtmaster Shorebased Theory, which covers all the background knowledge required to skipper at this level.