Learn how to Navigate at Sea

The RYA Yachtmaster shore-based course is ideal for skippers and crew with more experience who want to increase their navigation and seamanship knowledge. The course aims to give you the planning, preparation and navigational skills required to safely skipper a vessel at sea by day and night. This course is also the theory standard required for those planning on doing the RYA Coastal Skipper practical course or taking the RYA Yachtmaster Coastal or Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence examinations. 

Course Dates:

Yachtmaster Intensive Course:

  • Dates: 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th February 2022 

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Yachtmaster Hybrid Course

As an alternative to attending our classroom or doing a remote e-learning course we also offer a third option, our Hybrid course 

Hybrid Course

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
  • Running fix
  • Estimated Position, taking into account leeway, variation & deviation
  • How to get the best out of GNSS
  • Aids to Navigation
  • Passage Planning
  • Pilotage techniques
  • Meteorology

Our package includes:

  • Classroom + tea, coffee and biscuits 🙂
  • Two RYA practice navigation charts
  • RYA exercise book
  • RYA Yachtmaster shorebased notes book
  • Access to online student resource page
  • Classroom use of PC with RYA electronic Training Plotter installed 

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: from £367.00 and includes RYA Student Course pack & training Almanac

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