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Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Shore Based Course

The coastal skipper / yachtmaster offshore shorebased course is an advanced course for more experienced skippers building on the Day Skipper course.

This course equips you to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. It allows some time for revision of the basics and then moves on to advanced navigation techniques.

This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills.
 Course topics include:
  • 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 and by observation
  • collision regulations
  • customs and excise regulations for cruising abroad
 Course options:

We appreciate that finding time for courses can be difficult therefore we offer this course over 8 evenings & 1 weekend.

Next course dates:

Eight Tuesday evenings starting 7 Feb plus Sat and Sun 1 and 2 April 2017