RYA Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster Theory

RYA Theory Course

Course Details

Duration: 40 hours

Day Timings: To suit

Residential? No

Minimum Age – none

Prior Experience –Day Skipper Level Theory, Day Skipper Practical advised

Course Qualifications –RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Shore based

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£310 per person

About The Course

RYA Coastal Skipper Yachtmaster Theory course  takes your theoretical knowledge much further, and goes into more detail on some trickier topics.

Tidal Streams, Satellite Navigation, Radar Navigation, the Magnetic Compass , and many more topics are covered in detail.

The online course allows you to work at your own convenience and pace.  It is compatible with most devices allowing you to study anywhere.

This course is delivered by Navathome, a RYA Recognised Training Centre specialising in online training, to book this course please contact Haslar Sea School directly.  By booking this course, you are agreeing to  Navathome Terms and Conditions.


We will provide online back up and land line telephone backup as required by each student and every endeavour will be made to help students achieve their aims.

Study pack with necessary equipment will be mailed to the student once enrolled, along with login details.

You will be guided through all you need to enhance your knowledge.  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