Book on a RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory course below. Future dates and bespoke/1:1 tuition are available, please contact us for details. 

Advanced training for more experienced skippers, this course equips you to navigate on coastal and offshore passages. This course will take your theory knowledge to the standard required for the Yachtmaster Coastal and Offshore practical exams, concentrating on advanced navigation and meteorology skills. 

Please note, you must already have your RYA Day Skipper Theory certificate, or equivalent knowledge, before attending this course.


Plymouth Dates

Course Date Duration Price

Plymouth Price: £580
London Price: £POA
Previous Experience: Practical experience to Day Skipper level 
Assumed Knowledge: Day Skipper Theory or equivalent 
Duration: 6 Days (3 weekends or a series of evening classes)

Costs include a student pack, use of training almanac & plotting instruments for the duration of the course (feel free to bring your own).

Courses are non-residential so accommodation is required in one of the may hotels or guest houses near the Centre. We can provide a list of recommendations. 

Course Content 

  • Position Fixing
  • Course Shaping & Plotting
  • Tidal Knowledge
  • Almanacs & Admiralty Publications
  • Interpreting Forecasts
  • Plotting Weather Systems 
  • Collision Regulations 

The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal/Offshore Shorebased course can also be completed as an online course.

We hope that you can find the information you require on these pages, if you have any further questions, or require advice, please call us.