RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster™ Online Theory

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Overview

Course
Syllabus

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ theory is an advanced course that builds on the knowledge gained at the theory Day Skipper level. It is aimed at sailors and motor boaters who are looking to undertake more complex passages perhaps offshore or at night. It will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical course.

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ theory is an advanced course that builds on the knowledge gained at the theory Day Skipper level. It is aimed at sailors and motor boaters who are looking to undertake more complex passages perhaps offshore or at night. It will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster™ Coastal and Yachtmaster™ Offshore practical course.

This online course is delivered on Urban Truant’s exclusive e-learning portal. Through carefully written modules, it guides you through advanced techniques in all areas of navigation. At the end of each module, you are invited to try out what you have learned with online tests. Full answers are immediately available for every test question and you can go back and re-do any part of the module - giving you confidence to move onto the next section when you know you are ready.

Once you have completed the course you’re ready to sit the exams. This is done from your own home or office and completed in a time limit. Your submitted answers will be marked by a qualified RYA shorebased instructor and if successful you will be awarded the RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster™ Theory Certificate.
Pre-Course
Experience
A basic knowledge of navigation, tides, meteorology and safety theory.
Assumed
Knowledge
A basic knowledge of navigation, tides, meteorology and safety theory.
Student
Instructor Ratio
You will be assigned a dedicated RYA Yachtmaster Instructor to answer your questions.
Duration40hrs
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
Safety equipment and procedure
Ability after
Course
The background knowledge needed to skipper a yacht on coastal passages by day and night. The holder of this certificate can go on to work towards their Coastal Skipper practical course or Yachtmaster™ qualification.

What’s Included

  • Quality plotter and dividers so you can do your chartwork
  • RYA training charts and almanac
  • Unlimited access to Urban Truant's qualified RYA shorebased instructors (via email, phone, Skype and FaceTime)
  • All charts, books and equipment are sent First Class in the next post in your free Urban Truant bag!

RYA Coastal / Yachtmaster™ Online Theory

All our online courses are delivered through our dedicated online learning platform at www.sailingcourseonline.co.uk. You can sign up for the RYA Day Skipper or register your details for a free 24hr access trial.

See what our students say:

Elizabeth - RYA Online Theory & Day Skipper Practical

"I just wanted to thank you for a brilliant week on the water in by far the largest boat I have ever sailed!"

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