Yachtmaster

Yachtmaster

RYA Yachtmaster Navigator at work

RYA Yachtmaster Navigator at work

This shore-based course is ideal for those with more experience and, in particular, planning on taking their RYA Yachtmaster Coastal or Offshore Certificate of Competence.  Upon completion you should understand the principles of navigating coastal and offshore passages by day and night.

 

Next Course Dates:

Intensive course: (Run over 6 days)

Monday 12th August through to Saturday 17th August 2019 BOOK NOW

Evening classes:

RYA Yachtmaster evening classes commence Thursday 26th September 2019 and run every Wednesday from 1900 through to 2100 hrs with breaks matching the school terms. BOOK NOW

Course content:

  • International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea

    RYA Yachtmaster chartwork

    RYA Yachtmaster chartwork

  • Chartwork – Paper charts and electronic
  • Tides, including secondary port calculations & computation of rates
  • Course to Steer, taking into account leeway, variation & deviation
  • Estimated Position, taking into account leeway, variation & deviation
  • How to get the best out of GNSS
  • Aids to Navigation
  • Passage Planning
  • Pilotage techniques
  • Meteorology

Venue:  Willow Farm, Waltham Lane, Harby, Leicestershire, LE14 4DB

Prior knowledge: Equivalent to Day Skipper Shorebased course

Course duration: 40 hours and 3 assessment papers

Award: RYA  MCA Coastal Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased certificate

Cost: £299.00 + RYA Student Course pack & training Almanac £48.50

A £50.00 deposit secures your place

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